A soft tissue ultrasound is done to examine the soft tissues surrounding lumps and bumps and other swellings on the body. Ultrasound can determine whether the lumps are cystic (fluid-filled) or solid.
Who is suitable for a soft tissue ultrasound scan?
This procedure may be requested for those who have:
-Enlarged lymph nodes
A simple soft tissue ultrasound scan is performed to help detect, assess and diagnose what type of lump is present.
This procedure can provide vital information such as:
These are important details that will be used for a diagnosis.
An ultrasound may be requested to assess a lump or bump that may not have been covered in other tests provided. Rest assured that most lumps and bumps are not sinister.
For further information on the lumps & bumps scan, contact us by phone and email, we are always happy to help!