Lumps and Bumps Ultrasound Scan
Soft Tissue Ultrasound Scan – At a Glance
- Soft Tissue Ultrasound scan
- For superficial lumps (excludes neck lumps)
- No GP referral is required
- Same time results to take away
- Fully qualified, experienced NHS sonographers
- No preparation is required
- Same-day appointments are usually available.
- Only £139
- Book Online or over the phone
Superficial soft-tissue masses are common in clinical practice. Ultrasound is usually the first-line method of examination of these soft-tissue masses, and therefore is regularly being used to evaluate of any superficial lumps visualised or felt in the body. Ultrasound is a widely available, quick and cheap imaging modality when compared to MRI, which can also evaluate lesion vascularity. Ultrasound can also be used for follow-up examinations to evaluate changes or follow-up after treatment.
The most common causes of lumps in the body are ganglion cysts, lipomas and sebaceous cysts, which are all often easily identifiable on ultrasound. Other common problems which can show on the scan are hernias, masses, cysts, and haematomas.
Reasons for having a soft tissue ultrasound scan:
What is the purpose of this scan?
The purpose of this soft tissue scan is to evaluate any areas with:
- Specific area swelling
- Pain caused by a lump
- Trauma causing swelling
What is included with this ultrasound scan?
- Ultrasound report and if needed, a follow-up recommendation.
No preparation for this scan is necessary.
What should I expect during the soft tissue ultrasound scan?
Our sonographer will explain the procedure before the scan.
You will be asked to lie on the examination table and expose the area, where the lump is. A small amount of gel will be placed on the skin and the ultrasound probe will be moved in different directions to evaluate the area with the swelling.
During and after the examination, our sonographer will discuss with you the finding and a report will be issued to take away.
Booking an appointment at International Ultrasound Services for a pelvic ultrasound scan is simple. We should be able to arrange an appointment at a convenient time for you. Same day appointments might also be available if you need your scan results quickly.
We will provide a full ultrasound report with your results that you will be able to share with your GP or other healthcare professionals.