CECT Fore Arm

What is CECT Fore Arm?

Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) Scan of the Fore arm is a diagnostic procedure in which a contrast material is injected and the rotating beams of X-rays are used to create cross sectional images of the fore arm which can then be used to create a three dimensional image of the fore arm. This image can be used to visibly assess fore arm anatomy and to diagnose any associated problems.

Preparation for CECT Fore Arm

  • Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
  • Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the X-ray.

Why Get Tested for CECT Fore Arm?

  1. • To detect the fractures of the bones of the fore arm not visible on a simple X-ray • To detect the cause of any unexplained pain in the fore arm • To detect any infection, injury or inflammation of the soft tissues like the muscle, the tendons and ligaments of the fore arm • To diagnose any suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones and arthritis (inflammation of the joints)

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