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A 48-year-old female asked:

Can a vaginal ultrasound see uterus and endometrial cancer?

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Dr. Dario Roque
Gynecologic Oncology 13 years experience
Not technically: A transvaginal ultrasound is a great test to visualize the uterus and it can show a thickened uterine lining, which can be associated with endometrial cancer but not always as there are other causes of a thickened endometrial lining. The only way to accurately diagnose endometrial cancer is with an endometrial biopsy or a D&C. An US alone cannot be used to diagnose endometrial cancer.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
TransVaginalUltraso: You mean Transvaginal Ultrasoundthat uses high frequency sound waves to create images of your internal organs.This will detect abnormalities in uterus,fallopian tubes,ovaries and vagina.Transvaginal means through the vagina.It can see images of uterus and detect Endometrial Cancer

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