A CT (computed tomography) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of your body and structures inside your body. A CT scan of the neck can give your doctor information about your neck, throat, and tonsils and other structures in the neck area.
A CT scan of the neck can help find problems such as infection or tumours.
Talk to your doctor about all your health conditions before the test. For example, tell your doctor if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if you have any problems.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to keep a list of the medicines you take. Ask your doctor when you can expect to have your test results.
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Current as of: October 14, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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