Transvaginal Ultrasound - PERLA Health

Transvaginal Ultrasound

A transvaginal ultrasound is an ultrasound imaging technique to see the organs and tissues of the pelvic. A small ultrasound probe called transducer is inserted into the vagina to get a clear image of the uterus and ovaries. This technique is often used to determine if there are polycystic ovaries, a diagnostic criteria for PCOS.


  1. NIH: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Ultrasound. (accessed 8. August 2020)
  2. NHS UK. Ultrasound scan. (accessed 8. August 2020)
  3. Mayo Clinic. Ultrasound. (accessed 8. August 2020)

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