non-palpable

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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On 9 February 2017, the NDoH, supported by the company MSD, provided training for the removal of non-palpable contraceptive implants in the Western Cape Province.
In medicine, during oncological liver suigery, small non-palpable intraparenchymal tumors can only be detected by the use of IOUS (CERWENKA et al.
Mammotome biopsy, fluoroscopy, guide-wire biopsy and radio-guided occult lesion localization (ROLL) are the standard techniques applied for surgical excision of non-palpable breast lesions.
Four of these patients had non-palpable pedal pulses, one patient had both palpable pedal pulses, and one patient had one palpable pedal pulse.
Comparison of radio-guided occult lesion localization (ROLL) and wire localization for non-palpable breast cancers: a meta-analysis.
Other studies have also reported 75-80% of benign conditions in small, non-palpable tumours.
patients with non-palpable neck lymph nodes were included while patients having recurrent head and neck carcinoma based on record, 2nd primary in head and neck or any other region, malignancy other than head and neck with cervical metastasis, renal failure, diabetes mellitus, known allergy to intravenous contrast agents and pregnancy leading to contraindication to CT scan were excluded.
Testicular agenesis has been reported to be present in 15%-63% of patients with a non-palpable testis.
Using the ultrasound guided method, FNAC has been used more widely for non-palpable breast tumors(6,7).
Between January 2013 and March 2014, with approval from the West Virginia University Institutional Review Board, we retrospectively reviewed all pediatric patients who underwent diagnostic laparoscopy and/or orchiopexy for the evaluation and management of palpable and non-palpable UDT with our pediatric urologist.
This study, the first to correlate standard (2D) specimen radiographs versus tomosynthesis (3D) radiographs with final histopathology, effectively determined that intra-operative specimen radiography facilitates a reduction in surgical re-excisions in non-palpable cancers, thereby limiting scarring and trauma for breast cancer patients.

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