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Port Neches, TX
A 37-year-old male asked:

Is ct scan accurate test for tumor in parotid gland ? my ent ordered ct bec i told him i want piece of mind .if that comes back no tumor can i rest ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Getting CT scan for your peace of mind is not a good use of the test. It exposes you to radiation and expense. Parotid tumors can be generally detected by physical examination.
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