CT (Computed tomography) scan is a diagnostic technique which uses computers and X-rays to produce cross-sectional images of the body parts like the head, shoulders, spine, heart, brain, abdomen, knee, and chest. A CT scan is more detailed than a standard X-ray as it also shows the soft tissues, blood vessels, bones. It is used for diagnosing diseases like infections, fractures, muscle disorders, tumors, and to guide surgeries and biopsies.
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Query: Hi doctor, My nasal CT Scan reports say: 1. Deviation of the nasal septum to the left side with a septal spur on the left side impinging left interior turbinate visualized. 2. Inferior turbinate hypertrophy visualized on both sides. 3. Mild middle turbinate hypertrophy visualized on both sides. 4. M... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me help you understand your report point by point. 1. Deviated nasal septum means the midline partition dividing your nose into two cavities is not straight. It is deviated to the left side. Inferior turbinate is a small curved bone in the side of the nasal cavity. Th... Read Full »