A member asked:

Lost 10lbs past year. now 5'11", 165lbs. blood test normal. doc. ordered ct-scan abs, pelvis, chest. saw "temporal wasting." concerned about radiation?

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

??: Sorry but I do not understand what the issue is // ? Why was the ct ordered was this a non intended wt loss? When i hear temporal wasting i think of a ct of head i.e. Temporal wasting of brain certainly ct's do have a pretty good dose of radiation.

Answered 4/1/2014



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