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does ultrasound detect larger hernias in the lower leg? is mri a better option?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Unusual: Hernias can occur around the groin, but not in the lower leg.
Answered on Jan 18, 2015
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
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Fascial hernias are best evaluated by MRI.
Oct 17, 2014

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