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A 38-year-old female asked:

Can pancreatic cancer be seen using ultrasound?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Usually: I've seen a few at autopsy that were so small or similar enough in texture to the rest of the pancreas that they would probably have been missed.
Dr. Philip Woodworth
General Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Yes but bowel gas often limits the view. A much better test is a pancreatic ct.

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Last updated May 16, 2018

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