Phoenix Ultrasound offers a lumps and bumps ultrasound scan to the male and female patients over 18 years old.
The lumps and bumps ultrasound scan is a non-invasive, available, low-priced, and quick diagnostic imaging technique. It is one of the most common types of ultrasound scans requested for the evaluation of soft-tissue masses.
The most common causes of lumps are; Lipomas, Sebaceous cysts, Ganglion Cyst, Haematoma, Lymph node, or different kinds of Masses, tumours, Cancers, or Cysts. Ultrasound is the first-line method for soft-tissue masses evaluation.
Nature of the Lumps and Bumps, their vascularity, evaluation of their changes, or follow-up after treatment are the most common reasons to have a lump and bump Ultrasound diagnostic examination.
Lump and bump ultrasound scan includes a comprehensive evaluation of the lump and adjacent structures to diagnose the nature of the lump, size, shape, and it’s vascularity.
If you are experiencing one of the following conditions, you will need to have Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan; Having a swelling, bulging or lump on your body Having pain or discomfort in your lump, bulging or swelling Significant sudden change in the shape, size, colour or general appearance of the previously known lump, Bulging or swelling Swelling following of a trauma
In this scan we will perform a comprehensive evaluation of the suspected lump and bump, and adjacent structures with ultrasound to diagnose the nature of the lump, size, shape, and it’s vascularity. (A lump is usually a bulged, swollen, painful, or symptomatic part of your body, that can be anywhere in your body) Take your relevant medical history Provide up to 10 minutes consultation Explain all findings during and after your ultrasound scan Write an official scan report after your scan or within 24 hrs, with appropriate images included in the report Recommend a follow-up ultrasound scan if necessary Offer GP or specialist referral and a Blood Test if needed
Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan includes a comprehensive evaluation of suspected region and adjacent structures to find ; Suspected Lumps and Bumps. The nature of the lump Evidence of vessel in the lump Changes in the lump after treatment And differentiate common types of Lumps and Bumps; Lipomas, Sebaceous cysts, Ganglion Cyst, Haematoma, Lymph node, Masses, Tumours, Cancers, Cysts Or other life-threatening diseases in the scanned area
In some cases, we will recommend a relevant blood tests.
There is no essential preparation for this scan.
Our Ultrasound Specialists will explain the procedure before your scan. You will be guided to lie on your back on the examination couch or sit on the chair and expose the suspected Lumps and Bumps regions. A small amount of water-based gel will be applied to the examined area of your body. Our specialist will move the probe on your skin to produce diagnostic ultrasound images. You will not feel any discomfort during your ultrasound scan. A Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan is regularly completed within 15-20 minutes. Our Sonographer will recommend the best course of action, depending on the ultrasound scan findings.
You will receive your results verbally after the scan. However, the Sonographer will examine the relevant images after your appointment and prepare a written report after your scan or within 24 hours with any recommended actions. The report will be sent to you so that you can discuss the findings with your doctor, if required.
There are no risks or side effects associated with the Lumps and Bumps ultrasound scan. Ultrasound does not use any radiation, which is why doctors prefer to use them to check on developing babies in pregnant women.
Following the private ultrasound scan in phoenix ultrasound clinic, you can expect to receive your results within 24 hours. Subsequently, you can efficiently share these results with your General Practitioner (GP) or NHS healthcare team. This streamlined process facilitates the continuation of ongoing treatments or the initiation of new ones.
You will receive your results verbally immediately after the scan. Following the appointment, the sonographer will review the images and prepare a written report within 24 hours, with any recommended actions. The report and images will be sent to you, allowing you to discuss the findings with your doctor or physiotherapist if necessary.
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