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What does HU stand for?

HU stands for Hounsfield Unit (radiology)

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Ascitic fluid may be differentiated from blood on CT on the basis of Hounsfield units (HU) and other radiographic characteristics (water: 0 HU; acute blood: 30-45 HU; clotted blood: 50-60 HU; extravasating blood: >85 HU).
1) Owing to infiltration of the submucosa by fat, the inner layer mucosa are separated from the outer layer of muscularis propria/serosa (both being of soft tissue density) by a layer of fat (of low attenuation) measuring between-18 to-64 Hounsfield units.