Evita Singh, Author at Clinical Advisor

Evita Singh

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Struma Ovarii

Preliminary Diagnosis: Struma ovarii I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Ultrasound (US) of the pelvis with transabdominal and endovaginal imaging for evaluation of the ovaries. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of struma ovarii. Advantages Allows for evaluation of the ovaries, adnexa, and uterus. Relatively quick examination…

Uterine Cancer

Preliminary Diagnosis: Uterine cancer I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis Ultrasound (US) of the pelvis with transabdominal and transvaginal imaging. For a known diagnosis of uterine cancer: Magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvis with intravenous gadolinium for preoperative assessment, staging, or post-therapy response. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique…

Uterine Fibroids

Preliminary Diagnosis: Uterine fibroids I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Ultrasound (US) of the pelvis with transabdominal imaging +/− transvaginal imaging. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosing uterine fibroids. Advantages Can reliably identify, locate, and allow for measuring of uterine fibroids and overall uterine size. Relatively short…

Ovarian Cancer

Preliminary Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Ultrasound (US) of the pelvis with transabdominal and endovaginal imaging II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Advantages Allows for evaluation of the ovaries, adnexa, and uterus Quick examination that does not expose patient to…

Cervical Cancer

Preliminary Diagnosis: Cervical cancer I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Cervical cancer is typically screened for and diagnosed using annual PAP smear and colposcopy but may be incidentally discovered on an imaging study performed for another reason. MRI of the pelvis with contrast can be used for presurgical local staging, postsurgical follow-up,…

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