What is the objective of this scan?

The aim of this ultrasound scan is to examine & assess the soft tissues at the area of concern which is not covered in our other scans

If you are unsure about the right scan for you please give us a call.

Reasons for this scan may include:

This scan is performed for a wide range of reasons some of which include: 

  • Confirm presence of lump 
  • Lipoma (fatty lump)
  • Cysts
  • Swelling (localised / focal)
  • Discomfort
  • Lymph Gland
  • Infection (localised / focal)
  • Inflammation (localised / focal)
  • Ganglions
  • Fluid
  • Abscess
  • Suspicious lumps

What is included with this ultrasound scan?

An electronic ultrasound report of the examination including any measurements same day as your appointment.

What does the scan involve?

During the scan you will be asked to uncover the area of concern and jelly will be placed over your skin. An ultrasound probe will then be placed on your skin and moved. An image will appear on the monitor which will be translated by a professionally qualified Ultrasonographer. The examination lasts around 10-15 minutes and is pain free. At the end of the examination the Ultrasonographer will give you a verbal report with a formal ultrasound scan report with any recommendations being sent to you which you can take to your regular healthcare professional.

Preparation for the scan

No specific preparation is required for this scan.