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For what reason does my sinus CT scan have a perfect unclogged circle in the maxillary section?

Probably the. Normal expected air, which appears black on ct, surrounded by mucosal thickening, which appears grey on ct. Bone is white or a lighter grey. Without the images, it is impossible to guarantee the assumptions above, but mucosal thickening is very common. Read more...

Do you need contrast material for a sinus CT scan?

Not usually. A sinus ct looks at the bone and soft tissue of the several facial sinus cavities. In general, intravenous contrast material is not necessary. However, there are certain circumstances under which contrast media may be helpful, particularly if they're looking for a tumor or cancer. But for general sinus symptoms, it's not usually indicated. Read more...
No. Except for rare cases the sinus ct is performed without contrast. Read more...

I had sinus CT scan last week. Can I have sinusitis with a normal ct?

Possibly. One can have a normal looking ct with sinusitis, and abnormal ct with mild or no cold symptoms, it depends on how long things ahve been going on. Read more...