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Cranium Chest And Spine Computerized Axial Tomography


A computed axial tomography scan is also called a CT scan, or CAT scan. A CT scan uses x-rays to take pictures of bones, tissues, and blood vessels in your cranium (skull), chest, and spine.


Follow up with your primary healthcare provider (PHP) or specialist as directed:

Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

Contact your PHP or specialist if:

  • You have a rash, or your skin is swollen or itches.
  • Your symptoms, such as headaches or trouble breathing, get worse.
  • You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.

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