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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.
AFTER YOU LEAVE:
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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