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Can a pelvic cat scan view the rectum?

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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The entire pelvis includes the rectum.

In brief: Yes

The entire pelvis includes the rectum.
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: It can, but...

If you or your doctor is concerned about a rectal mass or cancer inside the rectum, then probably the best test would be a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy (like a colonoscopy, but doesn't go up as far).

In brief: It can, but...

If you or your doctor is concerned about a rectal mass or cancer inside the rectum, then probably the best test would be a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy (like a colonoscopy, but doesn't go up as far).
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