NCCT Ankle Joint
What is NCCT Ankle Joint?
Non-contrast Computed Tomography (NCCT) for ankle joint helps to visualize the ankle joint located in the lower limb. It is formed by the bones of the leg (tibia and fibula) and the foot (talus). This method helps to determine the cause of pain, deformity or tumor in the ankle.
Why is NCCT Ankle Joint done?
- • To detect the 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)