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CT Cervico-Dorsal Spine

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  1. 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.
  2. Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.

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What is CT Cervico-Dorsal Spine?

CT Cervico-Dorsal Spine or Computed Tomography of Cervico-Dorsal Spine is a specialized diagnostic radiographic technique used to diagnose problems associated with the spinal cord and especially those of the cervical region. This technique produces multiple three-dimensional images of the spinal cord in multiple planes. It's a non-invasive, painless diagnostic emergency procedure that saves lives related to any internal injury or bleeding.


All metal objects from your body must be removed for safety before undergoing a CT scan. CT Cervico-Dorsal spine helps get the correct diagnosis and treatment for any spinal ailment.

Why is CT Cervico-Dorsal Spine done?

  1. • To detect the cause of any unexplained back pain • To detect fractures, inflammations, or infections of the vertebral bones not visible on a simple X-ray • To detect and diagnose herniated disk, which is the commonest cause of back pain • To detect malformations or genetic defects (birth defects) during spinal development in children • To direct intervention procedures like fine needle biopsy • To detect any infection, injury or inflammation of the soft tissues like muscle, and ligaments of the spine • To diagnose any suspected osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones and arthritis (inflammation of the joints)

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