Palpable


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Palpable

Easily perceptible, plain, obvious, readily visible, noticeable, patent, distinct, manifest.

The term palpable usually refers to some type of egregious wrong, such as a governmental error or abuse of power.

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Radioguided Excision of the Non palpable Breast Cancer and Simultaneous Sentinel Lymphnode Biopsy Using A Single Radiopharmaceutical: An Original Approach to Accurate Administration of the Blue Dye.
Our patient presented initially with a palpable, right breast/lateral chest wall mass.
True undescended testes were defined as testes that were non-palpable or palpable in the lower or upper inguinal canal, or those that could be manipulated into the upper scrotum with spermatic cord tension.
Most UDTs are palpable distal to the external inguinal ring which is a short distance from the scrotum.
MATERIALS & METHODS: Ultrasonographic examination of 50 cases of palpable female breast masses was done in our institute from January 2011 to February 2012.
A palpable mass was defined as discrete/dominant if it was three-dimensional, distinct from surrounding tissues, and asymmetrical relative to the other breast.
Calvin continued: "In our case, in our industry, Stephen - and we - thought a reference to the traditional bookmakers' equivalent of 'palpable error' would help people to understand the point."
It is generally accepted that >95% of palpable malignant breast lesions can be diagnosed in this way.
SAN FRANCISCO--A proper evaluation of a palpable breast mass is important not only for quality of care but also because a delayed cancer diagnosis due to a negative clinical exam or a negative mammogram is a primary cause of malpractice awards in this area, according to Dr.
We assessed, retrospectively, the relationship between serum enterolactone concentrations and the occurrence of breast cancer in women with palpable cysts.
Twenty-six of these dancers (50 hips) who were able to voluntarily snap their hips were selected for further physical examination by two clinicians to determine whether there was a palpable snap, and each underwent an ultrasound examination of his or her hips.