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I am getting a CT scan of my abdomen for suspectedlymphoma. Do you think a CT scan is better than an mrito detect lymphoma?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: CT>MRI
Ct is the test of choice.
If there are neurologic symptoms an MRI of the brain may be recommended.

In brief: CT>MRI
Ct is the test of choice.
If there are neurologic symptoms an MRI of the brain may be recommended.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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Dr. Sri Gururangan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: CT scan is better
Ct scan provides better details for assessing lymphoma.

In brief: CT scan is better
Ct scan provides better details for assessing lymphoma.
Dr. Sri Gururangan
Dr. Sri Gururangan
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: CT
Is faster and less susceptible to motion artifact (blurry images when patients move).
It is an excellent imaging study in the diagnosis and followup of lymphoma.

In brief: CT
Is faster and less susceptible to motion artifact (blurry images when patients move).
It is an excellent imaging study in the diagnosis and followup of lymphoma.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: CT>MRI
Ct is the test of choice.
If there are neurologic symptoms an MRI of the brain may be recommended.

In brief: CT>MRI
Ct is the test of choice.
If there are neurologic symptoms an MRI of the brain may be recommended.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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