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Question (09/01/2011):

Title:What is the scope of a pelvic-abdominal CT scan?.

What is the scope of a pelvic-abdominal CT scan?

Answer:

A CT scan of the abdomen can find cysts, abscesses, infection, tumors, an aneurysm, enlarged lymph nodes, foreign objects, bleeding in the belly, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and appendicitis.

A pelvic CT scan can look for problems of organs in the pelvis. For a woman, these include the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. For a man, the pelvic organs include the prostate gland and the seminal vesicles.


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