NCCT Head And Face
What is NCCT Head And Face?
Non-contrast Computed Tomography (NCCT) of Head helps to visualize the skull, brain and other related areas of the head and NCCT face helps to create images of bones and tissues in face. NCCT head is done in case of injuries, severe headaches, dizziness and symptoms of aneurysm, bleeding, stroke and brain tumors. Face NCCT helps to assess the fractures, tumors, foreign objects, infections, and deformities in the facial bones.
Why is NCCT Head And Face done?
- • To detect fractures in the skull bones or along joints of skull bones • To determine the problems of the eyes, bones around the eyes, and optic nerves • To detect disorders or diseases affecting the air-filled cavities of bones around the nose called sinuses • To detect and diagnose diseases affecting the facial or jaw bones like Paget’s Disease • To detect fractures of the facial or jaw bones due to trauma • To plan interventional and reconstructive procedures of the face and head • To detect the presence of tumor in the brain • To assess the auditory bones to determine disorders • To guide biopsy of brain tumors • To guide surgical procedures of the face and head