CECT Right Ankle Joint
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What is CECT Right Ankle Joint?
The Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography (CECT) of the right ankle joint is an imaging procedure where a contrast dye is injected into the body and X-ray beams are used to create a detailed three dimensional image of the right ankle joint which is used to assess any injury or other disorders of the right ankle joint.
Why is CECT Right Ankle Joint done?
- To detect fractures of the bones of the ankle joint not visible on a simple X-ray
- To detect the cause of any unexplained pain in the ankle joint
- To detect any infection, injury or inflammation of the soft tissues like the muscle, the tendons and ligaments of the ankle joint
- To diagnose any suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones and arthritis (inflammation of the joints)