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Cta (Definition)

Computed tomography angiography. Specialized contrast enhanced CT technique that visualizes the blood vessels. Can simulate a traditional angiogram without ...Read more


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I am having severe pain in my lower abdomen and pelvis???

I am having severe pain in my lower abdomen and pelvis???

Exam needed: More information about your symptoms is needed but if you're experiencing severe abdominal pain,and especially with tenderness, you could have an acute abdominal problem like appendicitis,diverticulitis,pelvic inflammatory disease,incarcerated hernia,adhesive bands,etc . Get examined as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Many places: In general, they are near blood vessels - such as the aorta. In colon cancer, for example, the nodes are right next to the colon, but extend around the blood vessels of the colon. ...Read more

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I am having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and pelvis area what does that mean?

I am having sharp pains in my lower abdomen and pelvis area what does that mean?

You need to see doc: There are many possible causes of sharp pains in the pelvis. Some are not serious but some are. The best approach to pain that or interferes with your normal routine is to see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I had an mre of abdomen and pelvis. Report said small amount of free fluid in pelvis. What does this mean? Should i be worried?

I had an mre of abdomen and pelvis. Report said small amount of free fluid in pelvis. What does this mean? Should i be worried?

Physiologic: It is common to find a physiologic amount of free fluid in the pelvis (especially in women). Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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I had a CT of the abdomen and pelvis w/contrast 3/16/17 at approximately 230am. I started itiching 2 days later. It's been 6 days still itiching?

I had a CT of the abdomen and pelvis w/contrast 3/16/17  at approximately 230am. I started itiching 2 days later. It's been 6 days still itiching?

HealthTap Prime: It may be coincidence, or the CT scan may be related to itching. Did they use Contrast during the CT scan? Have you ever had contrast before? Were you in the hospital? Were you treated with new medications (for itching or otherwise?) Use HealthTap Prime to go over these questions with a live doctor. Together you can diagnose the problem. We're limited in characters here so we can't figure it out. ...Read more

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Have pain in my left testicle cord that hurts in my lower abdomen and pelvis area and radiating into my back and my testicle hurts after a bowl moveme?

Have pain in my left testicle cord that hurts in my lower abdomen and pelvis area and radiating into my back and my testicle hurts after a bowl moveme?

See details: Then you need to see a primary care doctor or a urologist and have the issue evaluated properly. An exam and imaging studies such a CT scan will be needed to give you the answers you need. ...Read more

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What does a CT scan of abdomen and pelvis show?

What does a CT scan of abdomen and pelvis show?

Shows: All abdominal and pelvic structures. See radiologyinfo.Org for good info. ...Read more

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What does a cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

What does a cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

A CAT scan: With contrast provides 3d slices of all of the organs, today every 3mm, and these can be reconstructed to provide coronal (front to back) and saggital (right to left from the side) views. These were developed 40 years ago and incredibly changed medicine. ...Read more

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Does CT abdomen and pelvis show any damage from endometriosis?

Does CT abdomen and pelvis show any damage from endometriosis?

Suggestive: The ct studies could demonstrate the mass like collections of endometriosis (endometrioma) but it will not be able to show tubal blockages. Uterine, bowel, bladder, etc invasion can also be shown or suggested. ...Read more

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Can 2 CT scans with contrast miss anything wrong in the abdomen and pelvis?

Can 2 CT scans with contrast miss anything wrong in the abdomen and pelvis?

Yes: Every test has limitations. The ct scans may not have found the problem, but they have likely eliminated some possibilities. If you have had 2 ct scans and the symptoms persist, follow up with you doctor to determine if any other tests are needed. ...Read more

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Could you give me any information about what my cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

Could you give me any information about what my cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

Need to see: Since there was no way to look at the scan, can't really say what it saw. Plus why did you have it. Best thing is sit down with your doctor. Have a heart to heart to get the answers ...Read more

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I have recently had a CT scan of abdomen and pelvis - no diseases.... Can i feel secure now or is a CT scan not that specific ?

I have recently had a CT scan of abdomen and pelvis - no diseases.... Can i feel secure now or is a CT scan not that specific ?

Usually: Today ct scans are quite reliable for most of the really bad things that can be a problem(they can be ruled out). However you should see a dr to correlate your symptoms with your ct findings for the best assessment and recommendations. ...Read more

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Will a CT of the abdomen and pelvis show imaging of the hips, specifically, if there is something compressing a nerve in the hips?

An Abd/pelvis CT: likely includes at least partial visualization of the hips, and could potentially detect some abnormalities in that region. However, since the exam was not specifically tailored to look at the hips, and moreover CT is not usually the study of choice to evaluate the hips(MRI is), I wouldn't rely on a pelvic CT to rule out hip abnormalities. ...Read more

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

Need more info.: 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. ...Read more

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How long does it take to evaluate CT scan of chest abdomen and pelvis and make a diagnosis?

Variable: The actual reading time for a ct depends on how complicated the findings are, but around 20-30 minutes. However, the imaging center may perform many many scans per day, so it may take a while before your study is read. Turn around time for a routine exam is usually a day or two. Again, this varies from one imaging center to the next. The report is then sent to the doctor that ordered the ct. ...Read more