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How Well Can A Ct Diagnose An Ovarian Cyst
Ct scan abd/pelvis,can it be melanoma(had melanoma), what should be done?Mild-low attenuation/left arnexal region likely related to ovarian cyst.
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
It would show up if: An ovarian cyst would show up on a ct scan as long as you had a scan of your abdomen and pelvis, and the cyst was large. Very small cysts would not be obvious on ct. Ultrasound is generally considered a better imaging modality for ovarian cysts, because it exposes the patient to less radiation and is a cheaper test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe upper left quadrant pain, CT was normal, but have 3 ovarian cysts, pain getting worse, morphine did not help, where do I go from here?
Bad if ovarian cyst ruptures or is that how it heals? have a painful 3.6 CM diagnosed w/ CT at ER and my gyno did no further tests- said will go away
Its ok: It is not uncommon for women to form cysts- many are functional or normal cysts, part of our normal menstrual cycles. They rupture on their own each month and go away. There are other types of cysts which do not go away on their own. If you are having severe pain, nausea, vomiting or a fever- see your doctor. ...Read more
Had CT w/o cont of kidneys to check for stones and only ovarian cyst was found.Wld CT such as that also have shown organs such as my colon/intestines?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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