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Ultrasound

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to look inside your body. Ultrasound can be used for several types of examination. For example, ultrasound is commonly used to look at how a baby is developing in its mother's womb.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Radiology, Canterbury DHB. Last reviewed June 2016.

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