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Why am I asked to go for CT scan and ultrasound for gastric problem ?

i have gastric problem. doctor suggest ultrasound .they suggest hypoechoic lobular lesion in the mid mesentery ... ? nodes.sugest ct scan .why
Wed, 18 Jan 2012
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If the lesion is not clearly visible in USG (ultrasound scanning) then they will go for higher resolution scan, that is CT scan... If necessary they can also take Biopsy from the node to make a diagnosis.... Do not worry go ahead...
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