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Would a CT scan rule out all dangerous causes for a neck headache that i feel head pressure with position change? Would it show chiari malformation?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Investigation

I would speak to your doctor about how to evaluate these headaches.
A ct scan would reveal a tumor or other mass lesion in the head. It will show a chiari malformation or other boney abnormality.

In brief: Investigation

I would speak to your doctor about how to evaluate these headaches.
A ct scan would reveal a tumor or other mass lesion in the head. It will show a chiari malformation or other boney abnormality.
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Ct shows bones. Would not reliably show a syrinx or chiari.
Imaging to consider is an mri. In any case, chances are your symptoms are muscular. Exercise and relaxation techniques will help.

In brief: No

Ct shows bones. Would not reliably show a syrinx or chiari.
Imaging to consider is an mri. In any case, chances are your symptoms are muscular. Exercise and relaxation techniques will help.
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