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Cranium Chest and Spine Computerized Axial Tomography
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:
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.
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