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What Does Scarring Look Like On Ct Scan
Would a ct scan detect a laparoscopic hernia? 1out4 of my incisions are painful. There is a bump like a bee sting under the red scar. No puss.
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
It depends: Depending on the body part being scanned, a CT can usually distinguish between normal soft tissue and abnormal soft tissue. Whether or not the abnormal soft tissue is a scar may or may not be easily determined. Scan parameters and clinical history play a role. ...Read more
I had a ct scan done it states that their is a pluralparenchymal scar and cysts adjacent to that what could this mean?
Scar: These findings suggest old pneumonia and pleurisy but there probably is no active infection. Your physician will review the CT scan findings with the radiologist and,if it's advisable, consultation with a thoracic surgeon or pulmonologist will be set up to see if any further studies are recommended. ...Read more
Benign teratoma 3.5 in. X 2.5in on left ovary. I am 55, premenopausal. Found with CT scan. How big will the scar be and where?
Hi, Will a CT scan show mold in your lungs or just scar tissue? I was exposed to black mold for a year. I'm still sick a year and a half later.
From my CT scan, what is nodular parenchymal opacity( 1.5 mm)? Does it indicate an old TB scar? X ray looks fine
Check it out: Xrays look at differences in density. Chest xrays take 2 views while a ct takes a 360 degree view and is more sensitive. You have a small nodular (round) opacity (denser than the surrounding lung) that only is visible on ct. Xrays take pictures and may not not provide a specific diagnosis. The nodule may represent old TB but you need a doctor and possibly other tests to decide this. ...Read more
Can I still have thyroid problm ct scan ok & endoscopy shows Gerd scar tissue Neck still hurts bad where the left lobe thyroid is? Am I crazy?
What do cysts on lungs mean? I don't have tb or cystic fibrosis I had a ct scan done and it says their are several cysts and a pluralparenchymal scar
Ct scan last summer showed no pancreatic mass. 1 yr later is a mass. Tumor markers high. Biopsy showed scar tissue. Is it still pancreatic cancer?
Broken neck 13 weeks ago, in a brace since. Received CT scan results today shows bone healing on one break, scar tissue on 2nd.Will I now need an op?
That's a ? 4 Ur--: --spine surgeon. Only he/she can answer that. 13 wks is early, so it still may heal. But a brace does not immobilize as well as plates or screws & rods. It also depends on what was fractured, pedicals, facets, body, & the option 4 a brace is made on these factors, & how unstable the fracture is if @ all. ...Read more
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
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