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    Abdominal CT scan

    This CT scan of the upper abdomen shows a large tumor (neuroblastoma) on the person's right side (lower left side of picture).  The tumor is behind the liver and is pushing the liver forward and may have possibly spread into the liver tissue.

    An abdominal CT scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the belly area. CT stands for computed tomography. You will ...

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    Arm CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the arm is an imaging method that uses x-rays to make cross-sectional pictures of the arm. You will be asked to lie on a n...

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    Cervical spine CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the cervical spine makes cross-sectional pictures of the neck. It uses x-rays to create the images. You will lie on a narr...

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    Cranial CT scan

    Head CT

    A cranial computed tomography (CT) scan uses many x-rays to create pictures of the head, including the skull, brain, eye sockets, and sinuses. You will be as...

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    CT scan

    CT stands for computerized tomography. In this procedure, a thin X-ray beam is rotated around the area of the body to be visualized. Using very complicated mathematical processes called algorithms, the computer is able to generate a 3-D image of a section through the body. CT scans are very detailed and provide excellent information for the physician.

    A computed tomography (CT) scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create pictures of cross-sections of the body. Related tests include: Abdominal CT ...

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    Heart CT scan

    CT stands for computerized tomography. In this procedure, a thin X-ray beam is rotated around the area of the body to be visualized. Using very complicated mathematical processes called algorithms, the computer is able to generate a 3-D image of a section through the body. CT scans are very detailed and provide excellent information for the physician.

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the heart is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create detailed pictures of the heart and its blood vessels. This test...

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    Heart PET scan

    A heart positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that uses a radioactive substance called a tracer to look for disease or poor blood flow i...

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    Knee CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the knee is test that uses x-rays to make detailed images of the knee. You will lie on a narrow table that slides into the...

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    Leg CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the leg makes cross-sectional pictures of the leg. It uses x-rays to create the images. You will lie on a narrow table tha...

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    Lumbar spine CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the lumbar spine makes cross-sectional pictures of the lower back (lumbar spine). It uses x-rays to create the images. You...

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    Lumbosacral spine CT

    These are the five vertebra of the lower back. The last vertebra (on the upper left of the picture) attaches to the sacrum, and the top vertebra (on the right of the picture) attaches to the thoracic section of the back. The vertebra are broader and stronger than the other bones in the spine. This allows them to absorb the added pressure applied to the lower back, but this area remains a common site of injury. The vertebra are numbered from one to five and are labeled L1, L2, L3 etc. from the higher bones to the lower.

    A lumbosacral spine CT is a computed tomography scan of the lower spine and surrounding tissues. You will be asked to lie on a narrow table that slides into ...

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    Orbit CT scan

    CT stands for computerized tomography. In this procedure, a thin X-ray beam is rotated around the area of the body to be visualized. Using very complicated mathematical processes called algorithms, the computer is able to generate a 3-D image of a section through the body. CT scans are very detailed and provide excellent information for the physician.

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the orbit is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create detailed pictures of the eye sockets (orbits), eyes and surround...

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    Pelvic CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the pelvis is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the the area between the hip bones....

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    Shoulder CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the shoulder is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the shoulder. You will be asked t...

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    Sinus CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the sinus is an imaging test that uses x-rays to make detailed pictures of the air-filled spaces inside the face (sinuses)...

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    Thoracic CT

    This CT scan of the upper chest (thorax) shows a malignant thyroid tumor (cancer). The dark area around the trachea (marked by the white U-shaped tip of the respiratory tube) is an area where normal tissue has been eroded and died (necrosis) as a result of tumor growth.

    Thoracic CT (computed tomography) is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the chest and upper abdomen. You will be asked ...

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    Thoracic spine CT scan

    A computed tomography (CT) scan of the thoracic spine is an imaging method that uses x-rays to rapidly create detailed pictures of the middle back (thoracic ...

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    Virtual colonoscopy

    Virtual colonoscopy (VC) is an imaging or x-ray test that looks for cancer, polyps, or other disease in the large intestine (colon). Virtual colonoscopy is d...