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What does a ct scan of the abdomen show

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
Radiology 21 years experience
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 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
The IV: contrast is generally very well tolerated. The warm or flush sensation is transient. You can find more information at. http://www.radiologyinfo.org/... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
It means: that this is most likely a NORMAL "folding" of your stomach WALL due to the fact that the "bag" which is your stomach is EMPTY! Hope this is helpful ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
When to Worry: Yes. Of course. He has cancer. It is normal to be concerned.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Mass in the colon : The answer is yes a CT is great for seeing abdominal masses.. Can you see you miss a small mass in the colon that can be seen with a colonoscopy yes? ... Read More
A 36-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Shows: All abdominal and pelvic structures. See radiologyinfo.Org for good info.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 58 years experience
No it does not.: You have to specify that you need the Breast area studied.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nyman
Radiology 38 years experience
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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