not palpable

not palpable

Physical exam adjective Referring to that which cannot be touched or felt, usually in the context of bedside examination of the breast or internal organs
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At both of these visits the patient had reactive cardiotocographic changes, uterine contractions were not palpable manually, and urine dipsticks were not indicative of a urinary tract infection.
That is not palpable to us and no one can force their way of thinking on us; the days of being "your father and your mother" are long gone.
Clinically it is not palpable in 80% of the cases, while in some cases, it might cause skin retraction.
Yet for all that it is seen by many Britons as an alien entity, London epitomizes the UK of 2012 more generally, for there is no part of the country where evidence of great demographic change is not palpable.
Evaluation date of suspected cases of kala-azar and response to treatment (SAG) Parameters Cases (n=6) 1 2 3 4 Fever (> 2 wk) Present Present Present Present Spleen Palpable Palpable Palpable Palpable Liver Palpable Palpable Not Palpable Palpable Aldehyde test +ve +ve +ve -ve LD bodies ND +ve +ve ND rK39 ND ND +ve ND Malaria parasite -ve -ve -ve -ve Treatment response Cured Cured Cured Cured 5 6 Fever (> 2 wk) Present Present Spleen Palpable Palpable Liver Palpable Palpable Aldehyde test +ve +ve LD bodies ND ND rK39 +ve ND Malaria parasite -ve -ve Treatment response Cured Cured ND, not done; LD bodies, Leishman Donovan bodies
We noted, intraoperatively, that the prostate was not palpable, and this case illustrates the intra-operative difficultly that may arise for surgeons who are embarking on prostatectomy after the patient has failed the combination of radiotherapy and HIFU.
The study is significant because ILC can often be difficult to detect mammographically and is often not palpable at clinical examination.
A mass was not palpable, but a change in the consistency of the breast was noted in the 3 o'clock position.
We present a case of successful suprascapular nerve block by using the specular symmetry technique in a patient whose anatomic landmarks were not palpable due to a shoulder tumor.
She had mild epigastric tenderness, but spleen and liver margins were not palpable.
Our patient's tumor was not palpable, and we deemed it hazardous to attempt to biopsy it.
A thyroid incidentaloma is a thyroid nodule that is not palpable on physical examination but, rather, is detected on an imaging study obtained for another disorder.