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Would an abdominal + pelvic CT scan with contrast see impacted stool in the colon?

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Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: Yes

The CT of the abdomen and pelvis will be very good for looking for fecal impaction.
Sometimes digital examination can detect it. On occasion the impaction may be beyond the reach of the finger

In brief: Yes

The CT of the abdomen and pelvis will be very good for looking for fecal impaction.
Sometimes digital examination can detect it. On occasion the impaction may be beyond the reach of the finger
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