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Could a ct scan miss appendicitis if i wasn't given contrast fluid to drink or wasn't injected with dye?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
possibly: That is possible. Contrast should always be given for abdominal and pelvic cts unless there is reduced kidney function or allergies to the dye.

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