What are the reasons for performing a pelvic ultrasound scan?
pelvic organs seen on ultrasound
- Pelvic pain.
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
- Localising an intrauterine device (IUCD).
- Evaluation of the uterus and endometrium (lining of the womb).
- Evaluation of the ovaries.
- Adjunct in fertility treatments
- Review of early pregnancy for location and dating.
- Review of a mass palpated during a pelvic examination.
- Assessment of uterine fibroids.