A 32-year-old male 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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Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
??: 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.
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Last updated Apr 1, 2014
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