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A 48-year-old female asked:

Can a ct of chest for possible pe show the spleen?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
It may: show part of the spleen, but usually not the whole spleen. Also, the phase of contrast enhancement necessary for the PE study is usually not optimal for evaluating the spleen.
Last updated May 23, 2015

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