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A 23-year-old female asked:

is it still possible for a shunt to be blocked but not show it on a ct scan?

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Dr. Douglas Bourgon
Radiology 22 years experience
Yes: CT exams can be used to make sure the shunt is still connected, but cannot determine if the shunt is blocked or not.

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