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Can A Sinus Ct Show Ear Problems
Slight cough. Headache and ear ache on right side. Rt eye watering and strange buzzing sensations all over body. Chest and sinus ct. Brain neo clear?
Computed tomography is also known as CT scan. Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
Constant sinus pressure, ears always popping. Sinus CT shows "probably mucus cyst on floor of right max sinus and slight deviation to right. Surgery?
Does a sinus CT show the eustachain tubes? Or does a CT of the temporal bones do a better job of this?
Not very well: Ct techniques used to image the temporal bones or sinuses are tailored specifically to evaluate these areas. Only small portions of the brain are even included in the field of view. Also, the images are processed to give the best bony detail which makes the soft tissues difficult to evaluate. While an abnormality may be detected, these scans are not sufficient to evaluate the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quite a Lot: MRI is more helpful for soft tissue problems of blood vessels, inflammation, demyelination of brain tissue, and fluid collections. It seems you are undergoing a lot of tests, but without a clear diagnosis you can not be certain of the correct treatment. Ask your physician to explain the different treatments these tests will suggest. Tests are not useful, solely, because you have symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump on my left cheek. Just below top of jaw. Dr is doing a sinus ct scan w/o contrast. Will this show if it's a lymphnode in my cheek?
No lymph node in you: Need more history. Now your testing will help to identify. Wit to see what your doctor says ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Problems with the ear include external infection, allergy to the skin, perforation of the eardrum, tinnitus (ringing), loss of hearing acuity, deafness, dizziness, balance disorder, problems after flying with air pressure, and many others. See your otolaryngologist ...Read more
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