Ct Scan Of Brain

About "Ct Scan Of Brain"

CT (computed tomography) of the brain is a diagnostic method that uses X-rays to produce cross-sectional images of the brain. These images can also be used to form a three-dimensional image. It is commonly used to detect brain injury, brain bleed, blood clot, aneurysm, brain tumors, and other diseases of the brain and brain stem.

Related Terms: Mri Of Brain, Headache, Stroke, Ct Scan, Hypertension, Seizure, Migraine

Recently Answered Questions


My father has developed weakness in the right hand and leg.He is not able to walk.Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My father is 75 years old and he is overweight. My father stays with my relatives in a remote place. Last night when he was sleeping outside, the weather was cold due to rain and the fan was on. He had felt cold at midnight and when he woke up, they found his right hand and leg were ...  Read Full »
Dr. Ajay Panwar
Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your father had presented to me as an outpatient, I would have immediately taken him for a NCCT Head (CT scan of brain) as this is likely a case of stroke. Ayurvedic medicines and nurokind will not help at this stage. Immediately, get a CT scan of head done. In the CT ...  Read Full »
 
Shall I go with CT scan to know the reason for my father's problem?
Query: Hi doctor, My father is not able to walk properly. His x-ray is fine. I guess it as some brain issue. Shall I go with CT scan? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »
Dr. Rajyaguru
Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If patient not able to walk properly, then there are three most common possibilities. He has problem in the brain. He has problem in the spine. He has problem in peripheral nerves. If he has brain problem, then he might have a stroke or NPH (normal pressure hydrocephalus)...  Read Full »
 
Why am I having right-sided muscle weakness?
Query: Hi doctor,I am 22 years old. I had right-sided muscle weakness. It started with hands and feet pins and needles. Then neck tension and back tension. Had a brain MRI done. I have had a CT scan of brain two years ago which showed an osteoma in sinonasal which I think I can see on the MRI. Currently, I...  Read Full »
Dr. Chitrangada
Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your MRI shows normal brain parenchyma (attachment remove to protect patient identity). No ischemic areas or focal lesions are seen. The MRI angiogram shows normal vascular anatomy. No focal narrowing or stenosis is seen. However, mild mucosal thickening is seen in bila...  Read Full »
 
Halitosis is ruining my personal life and career. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have suffered congestion, brain fog, and extreme halitosis for five years and I have extremely thick mucus (liquid) with air bubbles in it. One side of my head is worse than the other. I have been to two ENTs. I have had CT scans of brain and sinus and they are all clear. Could it be Sj...  Read Full »
Dr. Shyam Kalyan N
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the problem more on one side? If so, which side is it? Do you have any nose block or reduced sense of smell? Any facial pain or headache or sinus pressure? Is there any postnasal drip? Is the halitosis worse after taking any particular food or drink? Do you have any...  Read Full »
 
Can a blood clot in the brain be removed by medicines alone?
Query: Hello doctor, My aunt, who is 54 years old, is diabetic since the past 10 years, and she is under regular Insulin. 10 days back, she suddenly lost speech, and since then, she is not able to speak even a single word. I am attaching her CT scan and MRI scan reports along with the prescription. What i...  Read Full »
Dr. Arun Tungaria
Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The problem is insufficient blood supply to the brain. It is a severe problem. The prescribed medicines are alright. Please consult a neurosurgeon so that he can examine her. She will recover fro...  Read Full »
 
Does the CT scan of my brain show a meningioma?
Query: Hello doctor, I would like your opinion regarding the attached CT scan of my head. I specifically want to know if you see any indication of a meningioma in the left posterior parietal lobe. I would also like your opinion regarding whether or not a CT without contrast would show this particular anoma...  Read Full »
Dr. Sudheer Ambekar
Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the MRI (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I see a spot of hyperdensity in the left posterior parietal lobe. However, the findings are not suggestive of a meningioma. The hyperdensity may represent calcification due to a granuloma. I suggest...  Read Full »
 
How to find whether the seizure is due to brain tumor or from recent brain trauma?
Query: Hello doctor,I am an epilepsy patient. I got seizure before three weeks. There was a brain trauma nine months back. The CT and MRI showed only tumor and no other problem. Last week, the EEG report showed normal. How to find whether the seizure is caused by the tumor or by the trauma or both?  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Geriatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The establishment of the cause depends on the clinical history and location of the tumor as well as trauma. The nature of seizure varies from different areas of the brain. After identification of the affected area, ...  Read Full »
 
I fell down while holding my 13 months old daughter. What are the chances that she had a TBI?
Query: Hi doctor, The other night, my 13 months old daughter started screaming like crazy, I ran and picked her up and tried to walk around the room to soothe her, and I accidentally slipped while holding her and she fell on the floor. As I was slipping, I fell knee first, and at that point in that micros...  Read Full »
Dr. Rajyaguru
Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your question. There are two ways of judgement in our practice. Clinical judgement. Evidence-based judgement. The clinical one is based on the history, which you gave me. I appreciate the detailed description of the mode of injury and symptoms. Based on tha...  Read Full »
 
Following head injury, my daughter was unable to sit and speak properly. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, My 4 year old daughter hit her head against a wall and was not speaking properly for half an hour. She is not sitting properly. She is feeling drowsy. We took her to a doctor, who said she is in a shock and there is no need to worry. Then, she had milk, talked for a while, and we observe...  Read Full »
Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham
Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Head injury followed by drowsiness, unable to speak and sit properly is an indication for getting a brain scan for looking if any bleeding has occurred in the brain or any fracture. Get her admitted in hospital with pediatric ICU facilities for observation for at least 24...  Read Full »
 
Can a minor head injury due to fall from a height result in brain tumor?
Query: Hello doctor, My now 18-year-old son fell from a height 14 years ago. He got a minor injury. I consulted a neurologist for a CT scan just for my satisfaction. But, the doctor said no he is absolutely fine. I am still worried whether in future he will suffer from a brain tumor be...  Read Full »
Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Geriatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I would like to inform you that head injury is not a major risk factor for a brain tumor. Most of the brain tumors occur because there are genetic predispositions and mutations in germline cells and no such event occurs due to head injury. Second...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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