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what does a chest ct scan show

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There are: different ways to perform a chest CT, depending on what your doctor is looking for. A "routine" CT will show lungs, mediastinum, aorta and great vess ... Read More
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CT chest: You need to discuss with your physician . I am sure they will discuss this with you. Modules can be anything from being benign to cancerous . Unless t ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Depending on the severity of the copd, it will show up on a ct scan. There can be emphysema and airway thickening which represents chronic bronchitis. ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly : Ct scan could potentially show a lipoma, but it does not show soft tissues in the spine real well. A better test that readily demonstrates soft tissu ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gargi Kundu
Specializes in Medical Oncology
As below: Most of the times these are benign squamous cell papillomata from over proliferations of squamous epithelium lining of the air tree. These are usual ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Mediastinal Nodes: Yes definitely it should be repeated after you have had a full evaluation. ? Smoker.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
FOLLOW ADVICE OF MD: We can not advice you as we don't have complete information about these three nodules. Most common cause of multiple nodules is cancer in other parts ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: CT of chest would evaluate the spinal column and the vertebrae.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Very common: Scarring in the lungs is a very common finding on ct scan. In general, doesn't require any followup at all.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Could be scar tissue: It may be due to scar tissue in your lungs from a recent infection or chronic scarring from prior irritation to the lungs from tobacco or chemical exp ... Read More
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