Scan of lump or mass – assessment of superficial soft tissues (€140)
A soft tissue ultrasound scan serves to image a mass felt in the superfical tissue of the patient. It is a quick, non-invasive way of determining the characteristics of the mass in order to come to a diagnosis.
This scan examines
Any superficial area of soft tissue on the body
Typical requests include
Enlarged lymph nodes
How to prepare for a soft tissue ultrasound
No preparation is necessary.
What to expect from a soft tissue ultrasound?
Ultrasound gel is placed on the patient’s skin and the mass is scanned with an ultrasound probe. Multiple images of it are taken for analysis by a consultant radiologist. The results of the scan will be sent to the patient’s referring doctor within 48 hours of the examination being carried out.