The most commonly used method for the surgical excision of nonpalpable
breast lesions is wire-guided localization (WGL).
We use it in much the same way as diagnostic laparoscopy is used in the evaluation of nonpalpable
Recently, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a committee opinion addressing several of these clinical challenges--among them: pain with insertion, what to do when the IUD strings are not visualized, and the plan of action for a nonpalpable
IUD or contraceptive implant.
testicular tumors are very rare.
US particularly facilitates accurate FNAC on nonpalpable
small ([less than or equal to] 1cm) thyroid nodules.
In the United States, men with nonpalpable
PSA-driven cancer compose the largest segment of prostate cancer patients.
The College of American Pathologists currently recommends microscopic examination, when practical, of the entire imaging abnormality in nonpalpable
lesions as well as all areas of gross lesion identified (12).
A systematic review estimated the average sensitivity at 44-61% in patients with nonpalpable
axillary nodes and the specificity at 75-86% in all patients.
(1), (2) We present a case of a 14 mm nonpalpable
asymptomatic intratesticular tumor.
For those thyroid nodules that were nonpalpable
, predominantly cystic, or located posteriorly in the thyroid, a US guided FNA was performed.
The good news is that both palpable and nonpalpable
nodules carry just a 5% risk of malignancy.
The thyroid gland was nonpalpable
and there were no specific signs of Graves' disease such as ophthalmopathy and dermopathy.