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can scarring be seen in transvaginal ultrasound

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not typically: A plain transvaginal sono will not usually show a chronic scar of the fallopian tubes. Injecting sterile saline into the uterine lumen can allow for v ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Maybe: Can also be seen with infection, congestive heart failure, liver disease, tumors, etc.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Look harder: It could be intra-Abdominal. It could be what is called a mole. Ultrasound has a poor resolution. It may be so small that you don't see it but you mus ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Some: The most obvious would be fibroids.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Every test has its' strengths and weaknesses, depending upon what is being evaluated and the ultrasound exam is no exception. Sometimes CT scans are ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Not necessarily: If there is active inflammation of the tubes they can be distended and visible on sono. Tubes can be obstructed and not dilated and not visible on son ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Normal variation: The position of the ovaries varies quite a bit from women to women within the pelvis. Secondly, gas within adjacent bowel loops will distort ultrasou ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
US pelvis: If the ovaries are not visualized by ultrasound, it means that neither the ovaries nor any ovarian cysts on the ovaries were visualized.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal and pelvic: abdominal gas can obscure the nornal female anatomy and obscure visualization.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Hard to say: It is normal to see a yolk sac at 5 1/2 weeks but often one does not see a fetal pole by then. I would not be concerned yet. I presume your doc plans ... Read More
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