Dr. Robert Kneece
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Maybe

Polyps are diagnosed by either looking at the colon lining directly (colonoscopy) or by a specialized CT scan called CT colography (also called a virtual colonoscopy).
Barium enema x-rays have been used in the past and may be appropriate in some circumstances.However, A CT may miss a smaller colon cancer

In brief: Maybe

Polyps are diagnosed by either looking at the colon lining directly (colonoscopy) or by a specialized CT scan called CT colography (also called a virtual colonoscopy).
Barium enema x-rays have been used in the past and may be appropriate in some circumstances.However, A CT may miss a smaller colon cancer
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