A 34-year-old member asked:
would an abdominal ultrasound show kidney cancer?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pathology 13 years experience
It might: Ultrasound is one of the techniques that can be used to evaluate a kidney tumor or abdominal pain in general; however, the most commonly used method to specifically assess a kidney tumor is ct scan.
Last updated May 1, 2016
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