Ultrasound has many applications for evaluating urinary tract disease. It is the method of choice for imaging renal cysts and the renal parenchyma as part of a renal disease workup. Ultrasound is also the test of choice for evaluating scrotal and testicular disorders. It can usually differentiate masses such as hydrocele, inguinal hernia, and varicocele. Furthermore, regular and color Doppler ultrasound are essential parts of evaluating acute scrotal pathology, such as epididymitis, orchitis, and testicular torsion.

Ultrasound is almost 100% sensitive for testicular tumors (Dogra et al., 2003). However, it does not provide tissue diagnosis. Rather, ultrasonography helps define the nature of the suspected lesion, differentiating it from the many other conditions that might mimic an intratesticular tumor.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

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