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CECT Hand

Test Description

Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) scan of the hand 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 hand which can then be used to create a three dimensional image of the hand. These image are then used to assess hand anatomy and detect any associated clinical conditions.

Why Get Tested

  1. To detect the fractures of the bones of the hand not visible on a simple X-ra;
  2. To detect the cause of any unexplained pain in the han;
  3. To detect any infection, injury or inflammation of the soft tissues like the muscle, the tendons and ligaments of the han;
  4. To diagnose any suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones and arthritis (inflammation of the joints;
  5. To guide and monitor biopsy or the operative procedures

Precautions

  • 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.

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