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What's hiding my ovaries on a pelvic ultrasound? Can be seen on transvaginal ultrasound instead.

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In brief: Normal variation

The position of the ovaries varies quite a bit from women to women within the pelvis.
Secondly, gas within adjacent bowel loops will distort ultrasound images and 'hide' anything behind that loop. Thus looking from a different angle ie transvaginally, we can find the ovaries that we can see on the transabdominal portion of a scan.

In brief: Normal variation

The position of the ovaries varies quite a bit from women to women within the pelvis.
Secondly, gas within adjacent bowel loops will distort ultrasound images and 'hide' anything behind that loop. Thus looking from a different angle ie transvaginally, we can find the ovaries that we can see on the transabdominal portion of a scan.
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