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Question: radiology query

 sdeacon - Mon Sep 06, 2004 5:55 am

Could you tell me whether an ultrasound of the testes scans right through the testicle or just scans the surface. I thought it looked through but a friend has told me otherwise
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:51 am

User avatar Dear Simon,

Ultrasound scans both the surface and through the substance of the testicles as well. They are very good at detecting abnormalities within the substance of the testicles.

Thank you very much for using our website and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D

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