A 33-year-old male asked:
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are muscle hernias in the leg easier to detect with ultrasound or mri? bulge in leg that can't be seen on mri.

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Other: A really good physical exam may determine! Ultrasound is not the first choice usually
Answered on Jan 21, 2015

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