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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: ultrasound of abdomen?

What is the definition or description of: ultrasound of abdomen?

Ultrasound: An ultrasound of abdomen is used to screen and diagnose many findings. A complete abdominal ultrasound will look at your liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas , aorta biliary ducts and gallbladder. ...Read more

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Hello dr can you send me ur email address so that i can send you my reports regarding serum creatinine and ultrasound of abdomen need some guidance?

Hello dr can you send me ur email address so that i can send you my reports regarding serum creatinine and ultrasound of abdomen need some guidance?

Send thru HealthTap: You should be able to send these results through HealthTap. If you don't know how to do that, try getting some assistance from support at HealthTap. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ultrasound of abdomen shows bull's eye?

What is the definition or description of: ultrasound of abdomen shows bull's eye?

Bull's eye by US: Ultrasound images can be very helpful to clinicians: they are pretty easy to obtain, not too expensive, very safe for patients and often lead to diagnosis. When the bowel telescopes on itself, aka intussuseption, it causes pain and obstruction and quickly becomes an emergency. With the walls of the bowel telescoped or folded onto themselves it looks like a target or bull's eye on ultrasound. ...Read more

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I was never told I had scoliosis as a kid or teenager; but, found out last year I have moderate levoscoliosis. I've had back pain for 3 Mos. (had ultrasound of abdomen-all normal). Could scoliosis be causing the pain & why would I have scoliosis now?

I was never told I had scoliosis as a kid or teenager; but, found out last year I have moderate levoscoliosis. I've had back pain for 3 Mos. (had ultrasound of abdomen-all normal). Could scoliosis be causing the pain & why would I have scoliosis now?

Can cause pain : It might be simplistic to say you had scoliosis when you were younger and no one looked. Still I have seen over the years patients who developed scoliosis as they aged without reason behind it. Some develop because of spinal lesions. It is always a good idea to talk to your doctor and decide if more tests are needed ...Read more

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How is ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis done?am i asked to take my clothes off?i'm 17 and will feel discomfort naked

How is ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis done?am i asked to take my clothes off?i'm 17 and will feel discomfort naked

You will probably: need to change into a hospital gown. Ultrasound requires the use of gel on the skin, and you don't want that getting all over your clothes.Also,your clothing may hinder the technologist from being able to freely evaluate your abdomen. Only the area being scanned should be exposed.If the pelvic is transvaginal(it may not be), they will use a gel covered cylindrical probe inserted into the vagina. ...Read more

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Routine ultrasound of abdomen showed a dark spot with size 1.2cm.My CT scan without contrast is non-conclusive, should I have a CT with contrast?

Routine ultrasound of abdomen showed a dark spot with size 1.2cm.My CT scan without contrast is non-conclusive, should I have a CT with contrast?

Depends: Too many factors involved to comment. Ask the doctor who ordered the studies, or a specialist in the field of whatever organ the dark spot is on. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Mri abd prob focal modular hyperplasia & cyst (small) on liver. If md orders ultrasound of abdomen, what will it show that the MRI didn't is us needed

Mri abd prob focal modular hyperplasia & cyst (small) on liver. If md orders ultrasound of abdomen, what will it show that the MRI didn't is us needed

See below: Us may be used to confirm the cyst if the MRI was not performed with contrast. Us does not help further characterize the focal nodular hyperplasia, although it can be used for future follow up. It may also be possible that biopsy of the "probable" focal nodular hyperplasia was recommended and us is done to see if this nodule can be seen on us for us-guided biopsy. ...Read more

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Hi I want to know if the whole CT scan of abdomen with color dye or whole ultrasound of abdomen show Colon (if there are issues in colon)?

Hi I want to know if the whole CT scan of abdomen with color dye or whole ultrasound of abdomen show Colon (if there are  issues in colon)?

Generally,: ultrasound is not very useful for evaluating the colon. Whether CT is appropriate or not depends on your clinical picture. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Ultrasound of abdomen showed 1.2cm dark spot in the right lobe of liver. CT scan done without contrast, inconclusive. Do I need a CT with contrast?

Ultrasound of abdomen showed 1.2cm dark spot in the right lobe of liver. CT scan done without contrast, inconclusive. Do I need a CT with contrast?

It depends: what kind of "dark spot" it is. If it is a benign cyst, nothing more may need to be done. If it is indeterminate, you may need a contrast enhanced ct or mri for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Have chronic lower back pain spreading to pelvis Pain severe on right side. CT SCAN and ultrasound of abdomen clear. Lower back xray clear.

Have chronic lower back pain spreading to pelvis Pain severe on right side. CT SCAN and ultrasound of abdomen clear. Lower back xray clear.

Mechanical Pain: It sounds like it could be Mechanical Backache. You have had the basic and important things checked. maybe see a Physiotherapist and/or Biokinetisist to try help with a physical approach. ...Read more

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What is the result of CT of abdomen in intussusception?

Depends on stage: Intussusception may be intermitted, that is the bowel may go in and out. So ct is sensitive when taken during the pain. Ct might show, signs of inflammation, obstruction, the donut sign or 3rd kidney sign at the site of the intussusception. ...Read more

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Intussusception was seen on ultrasound 10 months ago but nothing was done. Pain has been on and off for 10 days now for my 10 year old son...Go to er?

Intussusception was seen on ultrasound 10 months ago but nothing was done. Pain has been on and off for 10 days now for my 10 year old son...Go to er?

Questionable DX: I am not aware of spontaneous resolution of intussusception. Abdominal pain of intermittent nature over 10 days and his age do not fit well to the diagnosis. He certainly needs reevaluation. ...Read more

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Intussusception of abdomen, will it heal itself over time?

Not usually : The intestine may move in and out a bit, but if truly intussuscepted and necrotic , surgery will be needed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: CT of abdomen shows intussusception?

Intussusception: Is telescoping of the intestine. It is a pathological finding that need to be addressed because it might associated with an underlying malignancy. Recently and due to high- speed multiple cut ct scan, intussusception is frequently seen and is secondary to normal peristalsis of the bowel. In this situation, a repeat ct is required for confirmation. ...Read more

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Im 22 years old, and have a unilateral right varicocele. Ultrasound of abdomen showed no kidney anomalies. Should I pursue a specialist given my age?

Im 22 years old, and have a unilateral right varicocele. Ultrasound of abdomen showed no kidney anomalies. Should I pursue a specialist given my age?

Right varicocele : Varicocele is usually on the left side and not in the right. Isolated right varicocele requires further investigation. I recommend you see a urologist for proper exam. US is a good screening tool, but CT of abdomen and pelvis might be indicated to rule out intra abdominal pathology. ...Read more

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Upper Stomach cramps for 4 days now I have a cold could this be why I am having stomach cramps ultrasound of abdomen was normal?

Upper Stomach cramps for 4 days now I have a cold could this be why I am having stomach cramps ultrasound of abdomen was normal?

Could be viral: Stomach cramps can be associated with many things, including viral illnesses of the gastrointestinal tract. This pain is typically cramping, intermittent and around the naval. It is often worse with eating, but you should continue to drink to stay hydrated. The ultrasound likely ruled out any issue with the gallbladder, pancreas or spleen, but if the pain persists you should see your Dr again. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Ultrasound Of Abdomen (Definition)

An ultrasound of abdomen is used to screen and diagnose many findings. A complete abdominal ultrasound will look at your liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas , aorta ...Read more


Dr. Federico Seifarth
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Intussusception (Definition)

A condition where the ...Read more