non-palpable

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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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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.
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.
Biopsies/FNAC of the non palpable or small lesions were performed by the radiologist under ultrasound guidance at our department.
Early diagnosis and treatment of the non palpable breast cancer reduces the beast cancer mortality rate11.
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.
The exquisite sensitivity of sonography often leads to the discovery of non palpable thyroid nodules during routine sonography of head and neck and these lesions are colloquially termed "incidentalomas".