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what does a pelvic ct scan show

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
CT show more.: An ultrasound study is heavily dependent on the skills of the technologist. The us also does not typically see everything in the pelvis, particularly ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: a fetus should be able to be seen on CT at 9 weeks.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not usually.: The kidneys are normally seen in the abdomen. However, they can be located in the pelvis. Occaisionally we'll see a part of the kidneys depending on w ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linna Li
Dr. Linna Li answered
14 years experience Radiation Oncology
Large prostate: Yes, the ct of the pelvis would typically include the prostate to assess enlargement. Large prostates are fairly common and may or may not have any n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Summerfield
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely to see cyst: We can see pelvic pathology fairly well on ct scans, including cysts, but as cysts are usually fluid filled, ultrasounds are better at visualizing tho ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
U/S + CT complement: Ultrasound (U/S) can show some detail that CT cannot. For example, the uterine lining is better delineated and fluid in the uterus or early pregnancie ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
The CT: Gives fine detail about the bones of the pelvis and hips. If your doctor is worried about arthritis or femoral-acetabular impingement this may give mo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Strength of modality: Ultrasound (us) is 1st line for adnexal masses, better to say B9 or not, non-ionizing radiation. Depends if vaginal or abdominal. Ct is not as specifi ... 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 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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