Examples of CT Cases Seen

CT is the modality of choice in imaging the thorax and abdomen and is indicated in the following:

Head

  • Maxillofacial and oral neoplasia
  • Nasal disease
  • Middle and inner ear disease
  • Trauma
  • Salivary gland disease

Head CT   

Large bony cranial mass

Head CT

Multi lobular bone tumour and osteolysis of the right mandible                                                                        

Thorax

  • Metastatic screening 
  • Lung parenchymal and pleural disease
  • Vascular abnormalities
  • Trauma

Abdomen

  • Neoplasia
  • Trauma
  • Vascular abnormailities
  • Imaging individual organs including the liver, spleen,
  • urinogenital system, pancreas and adrenal glands

Abdomen CT

Coronal image of abdomen after intravenous contrast administration showing splenic mass and prostatic hyperplasia.


Orthopaedic

  •       Elbow dysplasia
  •       Fragmented coronoid process
  •       Humeral intracondylar fissure (incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle - IOHC)
  •       Osteochondrosis dissecans
  •       Patella luxation
  •       Angular limb deformity
  •       Complex fracture planning

CT        

Section through the elbow joint showing a humeral intracondylar fissure (incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle).

 

                                                                                                

 

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