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can an abdominal/pelvic ct scan incidentally detect colon cancer or polyps?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Incidental: An abdominal ct scan may incidentally demonstrate the suspicion of a fairly large colon cancer but not small lesions or polyps. A conclusive diagnosis of colon cancer requires a tissue diagnosis by biopsy.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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