” … A group of noted obstetricians and gynecologists maintain that ultrasound is more cost-effective and safer than other imaging modalities for imaging the female pelvis and should be the first imaging modality used for patients with pelvic symptoms…”
Cryptorchidism – the absence of one or both of the testes in the scrotum. most common birth defect regarding male genitalia. also known as an undescended testicle in newborns
To learn more about Cryptorchidism, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Abdominal hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.
Arcuate arteries – small arteries that lie at the bases of the renal medullary pyramids. They normally appear as thread-like echogenic structures that should not be confused for calculi.
The presence of tissue that normally grows inside the uterus (womb) in an abnormal anatomical location. Endometriosis is very common and may not produce symptoms, or it may lead to painful menstruation. It has also been associated with infertility. Endometriosis occurs most commonly within the Fallopian tubes and on the outside of the tubes and ovaries, the outer surface of the uterus and intestines, and anywhere on the surface of the pelvic cavity. It can also be found, less often, on the surface of the liver, in old surgery scars or, very rarely, in the lung or brain.