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can an adbominal and pelvic ct scan show an enlarged prostate?

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Dr. Linna Li
Dr. Linna Li answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Large prostate: Yes, the ct of the pelvis would typically include the prostate to assess enlargement. Large prostates are fairly common and may or may not have any negative impact on patients. If you have urinary issues, bleeding, or persistant bowel problems, you should see your doctor.
Answered on Jun 28, 2018
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Dr. Eva Duckett
31 years experience Radiology
Yes: The prostate gland is included on the pelvic portion of the ct scan and can be easily seen and commented on.
Answered on Sep 13, 2013

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