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Ct Sinus With And Without Contrast
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
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
I have a bloating pain in my left ribcage dizziness feels like sinus preasure had CT chest with contrast normal had CT abdomen no contrast normal im s
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
When i was 20 i had a chest CT with contrast, at 25 a sinus CT &26 head ct. Iliving in fear of getting leukemia from the radiation?
Chronic sinus swelling & dizzyness without congestion. Foggy headed. This started 2 yrs ago, I've had vestibular work ups, Mri, ct's, all ok..........
Allergologist and/or: You should go to allergologist and/or immunologist, better in the worst condition. ...Read more
Ct results1mild mucosal thickening involving the ethmoid air cells and small mucous retention in the left maxillary sinus.2small concha bullosa bilaterally without ostiomeatal stenosis. Please explain?
Sinus CT: Concha bullosa are common anatomic variants of bones in the nasal cavity. When they are large, they can obstruct the sinus drainage pathway and predispose to sinusitis. When small, usually of no concern. Small mucus retention cysts and mild mucosal thickening may be related to mild chronic sinusitis. However, these mild findings may not even cause noticeable symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not quite: The CT of the sinuses focuses in on the sinuses (though the radiation goes through the entire skull) and generally covers the entire set of sinuses (sphenoid, maxillary, frontal, ethmoid). The orbital CT will cover the eye sockets (and those pictures are zoomed in). While the sinuses lies behind the eyes (& so they overlap), the focus & coverage of these scans are slightly different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Imaging of sinuses: There are many sinuses of the cranium (skull) and facial bones. Disease of the sinuses or obstruction may be difficult to diagnosis. Tumors may occur from bone or sinus lining (mucocoeles) and obstruction may lead to fluid accumulation, pus and/or sinusitis. A computed axial tomography ("cat") scan will help to visualize and diagnosis sinus disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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