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ULTRASOUND STUDIES COMMONLY ADVISED BY YOUR DOCTOR
1. Ultrasonography of Abdomen(USG Abdomen)
   Gall bladder, Liver, Pancreas, Spleen
2. Renal Ultrasound(USG KUB)
3. Ultrasonography of Pelvis(USG Pelvis)
Endovaginal / Transvaginal Ultrasound
4. Obstetrical Ultrasound(USG OBG)
Pregnancy Ultrasound

5. Ultrasonography of Neck(USG Neck)
6. Prostate Ultrasound
Transrectal ultrasound of Prostate(TRUS)
7. USG Thorax
8. Musculo-skeletal Ultrasound
9. Interventional Ultrasound
10. 3-D Ultrasound
SOME REASONS FOR HAVING AN ULTRASOUND TEST
1. Abdominal pain 2. Abdominal mass
3. Abnormal liver blood tests. 4. Jaundice
5. Fluid in abdomen 6. Abdominal infection
7. Cirrhosis of liver 8. Gall stone
9. Pancreatic inflammation
1. Flank(side) pain 2. Severe kidney infection
3. Blockage of urinary tract(hydronephrosis)
4. Blood in urine 5. Kidney stones
6. Unexplained kidney failure 7. Kidney cysts
8. To follow growth of kidneys in children with infections or reflux
1. Lower abdominal pain 2. Abnormal bleeding
3. Mass felt by doctor during pelvic examination
4. Pelvic infection 5. Fibroid uterus
6. Family history of ovarian cancers
7. Infertility work up 8. Irregular periods
9. Fertility drug effects on women
1. Estimate fetal age 2. Abnormal bleeding
3. Confirm intrauterine pregnancy 4. Tubal / Extrauterine pregnancy 5. Abnormal fetal heart rate 6. Small for date /large for date
7. High risk pregnancy 8. To rule out major birth defects(congenital) 9. Follw up scan for possible fetal abnormality

1. Neck masses
2. Thyroid masses
3. Salivary gland pathologies
4. Lymph node enlargement in neck
5. For evaluation of parathyroid masses
1. Elevated blood test(PSA-prostate specific antigen)
2. Nodule felt by doctor during rectal exam
1. To look for fluid collection in chest(pleural effusion)
2. Evaluate character of chest mass -cystic/solid
1. Rotator cuff tear 2. Shoulder pain
3. muscle tear
4. Doctor or patient feels mass in soft tissues
5. Unable to have MRI due to problems like pacemakers
6. acute sports injuries
1. Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration & cytology
2. Biopsy
3. Abscess drainage
1. 3-D of fetal face , fetal spine
2. Vascular 3-D