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Had CT scan of abdomen and spine for rib pain, does this check lungs?
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
It shows a small amount of the lower part of the lungs, but not the top 4/5 ths.

In brief: No
It shows a small amount of the lower part of the lungs, but not the top 4/5 ths.
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Eric Wang
Radiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Ct scan of the abdomen only images the lower part of the chest, not the entire chest/lungs.

In brief: No
Ct scan of the abdomen only images the lower part of the chest, not the entire chest/lungs.
Dr. Eric Wang
Dr. Eric Wang
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