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What can an abdominal CT scan see?

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Ct scan is a form of x-ray in which the radiation source & detectors rotate around the patient as she moves through the plane of the beam. As with all x-rays, it measures different density to the radiation, but the computer takes the raw data and reconstructs cross sectional images like slices of bread.
While still limited to differences in density, it can resolve to a few millimeters.

In brief: Too long to list

Ct scan is a form of x-ray in which the radiation source & detectors rotate around the patient as she moves through the plane of the beam. As with all x-rays, it measures different density to the radiation, but the computer takes the raw data and reconstructs cross sectional images like slices of bread.
While still limited to differences in density, it can resolve to a few millimeters.
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
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In brief: Lots

The liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, aorta, inferior vena cava, bowel, lymph node areas, abdominal muscles, and regional bone (lower ribs, spine, and upper pelvis).
Lower lungs and portions of the heart are also usually seen.

In brief: Lots

The liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, aorta, inferior vena cava, bowel, lymph node areas, abdominal muscles, and regional bone (lower ribs, spine, and upper pelvis).
Lower lungs and portions of the heart are also usually seen.
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