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can a leg venous doppler detect a tumor

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: most of the lesions in the leg are primary sarcomas. There are very few metastatic lesions other than those spreading to groin nodes. Sarcomas grow ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Four Eyes to See.: Referring patients to other specialists is common the medicine and surgery. By doing this, both you and your physician can feel assured the most app ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No : The exam is incomplete.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
No: Augmentation of signals can be helpful but imaging of the calf is part of the testing.
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No: it can't rule out calf vein DVT
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg swelling: Is it painful? Is it discolored? It could be a ruptured baker's cyst which is a bursa sac rupture. If it is pain free, it could be soft tissue swellin ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Not claudication: Claudication is what we call the pain people get from inadequate arterial circulation. So the discomfort is something else. If it persists, you need a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: You can walk and it would bs helpful if your varicoaw.veina bother you. A dopple.is the first Step in dwcidong treatment however if they are not bothe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: It depends on wha kind of tumor you are talking about. If you are talking about primary tumors of the leg bones, they usually cause pain, lump and lim ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Tumors of: The extremity can be in the bone or soft tissue. These are life threats. W/u for metastasis to lung, then principle is 1. Save life; 2. Save limb; 3 ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends: Where in the leg? (bone, muscle, cartilage, skin) what kind? (sarcoma of bone or soft tissue, squamous or basal cell cancer of the skin, melanoma) ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Usually not.: because x-rays mainly visualize bony structures. Muscles are best visualized on imaging such as MR or CT.
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