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non-palpable

adjective Referring to a lesion or pathological condition that cannot be felt (palpated) or does not form a discrete mass.
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(7.) Tang J, Xie XM, Wang X, Xie ZM, He JH, Wu YP, Fan W, Fu JH, Yang MT Radiocolloid in Combination with Methylene Dye Localization, Rather Than Wire Localization, is a Preferred Procedure for Excisional Biopsy of Non palpable Breast Lesions.
Jakse, "Diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy of the non palpable testis," Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology, vol.
Risk of malignancy in non palpable thyroid nodules; predictive value of Ultrasound and Colour Doppler features.
Distinct V Non palpable lesions detected with mammography.
Ericson and Kurol (1986) evaluate SOS school children between 10 to 12 years of age and they found that 29% of children had non palpable canines at l0 yrs, but only 5% at 11 years, whereas at later stages only 3% had non palpable canine so he suggested the absence of the 'canine buldge' should not be considered as indicative of canine impaction.
Both patients had upper limb hypertension and their lower limbs' pulses were non palpable. Echocardiographic examination could not reveal exactly whether the patients had coarctation or interruption.
Dermatological examination showed diffuse non palpable petechial rash on the chest anteriorly and on both the legs involving the shins and ankles.
The usefulness of FNAC has been questioned through many studies in cases of small, non palpable masses (less then 1.5 cm Khurana et al 1998, MacDonald et al 1996, McHenry et al 1993, Schmidt et al 1997).
Biopsies/FNAC of the non palpable or small lesions were performed by the radiologist under ultrasound guidance at our department.
New sonographic criteria for recommending fine-needle aspiration biopsy of non palpable solid nodules of the thyroid.
Non palpable nodules have the same risk of malignancy as palpable nodules with the same size.