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can pancreatic cancer be seen using ultrasound?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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.
Answered on May 16, 2018
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Dr. Philip Woodworth
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes but bowel gas often limits the view. A much better test is a pancreatic ct.
Answered on May 16, 2018

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