A 27-year-old male asked:
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randmly smelling (ashtray), slight dizziness(like cross eyed), slight pressure no pain on sides head.1 ent say ct scan fr brain.2 ent ct scan fr sinus?

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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Both: each of those studies cover a different part of the part of the brain and sinuses that are responsible for smell. The radiologist should be able to Taylor the study as needed. But sinus CT cannot visualize the entire brain to make sure nothing is abnormal there
Answered on Apr 5, 2015

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