Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests

Ultrasound, Prostate (Transrectal)

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Prostate sonography.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess the prostate gland as an adjunct of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood testing and examination to assist in diagnosing disorders such as tumor and cancer. Also used to assist in guiding biopsy of the prostate.

Area Of Application:
Prostate, seminal vesicles.

Contrast:
Done without contrast.

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