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I am having a head CT scan, what can they see about the nerves?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Little
Ct scans of the head show the brain- not the nerves.
Sometimes you can see a few of the cranial nerves. The purpose of the ct scan is to see the brain for diseases within the brain tissue.

In brief: Little
Ct scans of the head show the brain- not the nerves.
Sometimes you can see a few of the cranial nerves. The purpose of the ct scan is to see the brain for diseases within the brain tissue.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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