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Would an ultrasound detect an aneurysm anywhere?

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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

It is not clear from your question whether you are asking whether any ultrasound would detect any aneurysm.
In that case, the answer would be no; the ultrasound must be directed to the area of specific concern. Aneurysms in the aorta, the carotid arteries, or the leg or abdominal arteries are easily detected by ultrasound. Aneurysms in the brain require other imaging techniques.

In brief: Possibly

It is not clear from your question whether you are asking whether any ultrasound would detect any aneurysm.
In that case, the answer would be no; the ultrasound must be directed to the area of specific concern. Aneurysms in the aorta, the carotid arteries, or the leg or abdominal arteries are easily detected by ultrasound. Aneurysms in the brain require other imaging techniques.
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Ultrasound is an adequate screen for abdominal aortic aneurysm .
Its safe and economical.It has its limitations and i would reccomend a cat scan with contrast for definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Yes

Ultrasound is an adequate screen for abdominal aortic aneurysm .
Its safe and economical.It has its limitations and i would reccomend a cat scan with contrast for definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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