A 51-year-old member asked:
Can a CT scan miss a brain tumor?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Joseph Torkildson answered
38 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes!: I have seen this happen occasionally when brain tumors occur in the back part of the brain (posterior fossa) where the ct scan can be distorted by the bones. It is rare, however.
Answered on Jan 26, 2019
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