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What is CT Scanogram Lower Limb?
Computerized Tomography (CT) Scanogram is a diagnostic procedure where rotating beams of X-rays are used to create cross sectional images of the lower limbs or legs, which can then be used to create a three dimensional image of the legs.
Why is CT Scanogram Lower Limb done?
- • To measure the length of the leg bones • To assess any inequality of the length of the legs, especially in children
Preparation for CT Scanogram Lower Limb
- 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 scan.