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Does the CT scan show labyrinthitis?

Does the CT scan show labyrinthitis?

No: Labyrinthitis is not diagnosed with either ct or mri. It is a clinical diagnosis, meaning a diagnosis that is made by your symptoms and examination. There is a test called an eng which can be done as well that looks at how your eyes move in response to challenges to your balance system. The eyes are "hard wired" to the inner ear and in cases of vertigo they will move rapidly. This can be measured. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Computed Tomography (Definition)

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


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Will CT scan shows thickening in kidney?

Will CT scan shows thickening in kidney?

Not sure: Ct with and without xray dye is a good test for some kidney problems. Not sure what you mean by thickening. Ct shows kidney stones, masses, kidney size/location ; can give a good idea of whether the kidneys are working well. Ct is also good at showing the site of blockage of urine flow, when present. ...Read more

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How can I know for sure that a CT scan shows possibles nodules?

How can I know for sure that a CT scan shows possibles nodules?

Resolution: Ct generally can see nodules 1-2mm or larger. A single nodule 4mm or less is of no consequence. Any significant nodules or masses should be seen by ct. The exception may be skin lesions. ...Read more

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Does CT scan show cancer?

Does CT scan show cancer?

not always: Not all cancer is visible with a ct scan. There are many variables- size of tumor, location, presence or abscence of IV or oral contrast. ...Read more

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Do all cancers show on CT scan?

Do all cancers show on CT scan?

sadly, no: Not all cancer is visible with a ct scan. There are many variables- size of tumor, location, presence or abscence of IV or oral contrast. ...Read more

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Will a temporal CT scan show tmj?

Will a temporal CT scan show tmj?

Possible: It's in the area, so it is possible to see TMJ, but probably not the right parameters, so unlikely radiologist will make a diagnosis without a formal CT/MRI of TMJ ...Read more

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Would a CT scan show an aneurysm?

Depends: A ct scan would usually show an aneurysm, but it depends where. If you are looking for an abdominal aortic aneurysm , a non contrast ct is adequate. If you are looking for an intracranial aneurysm, a ct angiogram with IV contrast or an mra would be indicated. ...Read more

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Does a CT scan show an atypical pneumonia?

Does a CT scan show an atypical pneumonia?

Yes: Ctscans are very helpful iwith diffirental diadnosis of peumonias. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Korona
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Ct Scan (Definition)

Ct scan uses data from a beam of xrays and reconstructs a cross sectional image of your body. It is a high dose of xrays and used only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Cancer risk is 1 in 500 in children. Also using iodinated contrast might cause transient renal failure in about 5% of patients. (contrast induced nepropathy) most do not explain this to the patient as ...Read more


Dr. Suresh Mukherji
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Labyrinthitis (Definition)

Labyrinthitis is a condition caused by swelling and irritation of the inner ear. This often results in a loss of balance, a loss of hearing, and dizziness. Risk factors include behavioral factors such as smoking, recently having a viral infection, ...Read more