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Ct Abdomen

CT (computed tomography) scan, otherwise called CAT scan, is a special kind of X-ray, which takes cross-sectional images of the body. A CT abdomen is performed to diagnose the cause of abdominal pain, mass in your abdomen, kidney stones, appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, and cancer.

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Kindly interpret the results of my abdominal CT scan.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question regarding my CT scan. "Short segment, small bowel distension in the left mid abdomen with questionable fold thickening of uncertain significance. No associated adenopathy, mural thickening, or mesenteric fluid". What does it mean? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through the reports you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). From the report, I perceive that the short-segment bowel distension is not abnormal or is perhaps due to norma...  Read Full »

I am worried about the mass in my grandfather's computed tomography (CT) reports. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached my grandfather's CT scan reports. I would like to get an opinion. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have gone through the attached CT (computed tomography) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) of your grandfather meticulously. I understand that the whole family is in anxiety over the mention of cancer. At the sa...  Read Full »

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