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what does a ct scan of the abdomen show

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Too much to list. : See radiologyinfo.Org for good info.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe: Polyps are diagnosed by either looking at the colon lining directly (colonoscopy) or by a specialized CT scan called CT colography (also called a virt ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Shows: All abdominal and pelvic structures. See radiologyinfo.Org for good info.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
No it does not.: You have to specify that you need the Breast area studied.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nyman
37 years experience Radiology
Wrong: Ct scanning of the abdomen and pelvis shows the colon, yes, but not subtle mucosal lesions such as early cancer. It shows your internal organs such as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots: For. example, abnormalies in size or texture due to fat, or scar tissue, e.g. cirrhosis; masses due to fluid filled cysts, solid tumors (cancerous or ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
May not.: Need ct of abdomen and pelvis or ct pelvis only to see uterus and ovaries. Testicles not always seen on these tests. Can see prostate and seminal vess ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Bladder wall: Bladder wall thickening may be an indication of lower urinary tract obstruction. May need further evaluation or maybe unrelated.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
Possible,: Maybe, but an upper GI series with barium is better, and endoscopy is the best way to look for an ulcer.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
Emergency..: If you have abdominal pain and had CT. Free fluid in lower part of pelvis( Douglas pouch) is never normal. It could be ruptured tubal pregnancy, appen ... Read More
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