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What is a ct scan of the chest/abdomen/ and pelvis normally looking for?

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Dr. Steven Chmielewski answered

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology

Trauma, infection and malignancy (cancer) are the most common reasons to do all three at the same time. Doing the test doesn't mean you have the diseases, but the doctors are usually concerned about those three things when they order that set of tests.

Answered Oct 31, 2020

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