Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) scan of the head and orbit 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 head, eyes, orbits and eye sockets, and surrounding bony and soft tissues which is further helpful in forming a three dimensional image of the head and the orbits.
Why Get Tested
- • To detect fractures in the skull bones or along joints of skull bones • To determine problems of the eyes, bones around the eyes, and optic nerves • To plan interventional and reconstructive procedures of the head and orbit • To detect the presence of tumor in the brain • To assess the auditory bones to determine disorders • To diagnose the cause of symptoms like persistent headcahe, confusion, dizziness, sudden loss of consciousness, etc. • To guide biopsy of brain tumors • To guide surgical procedures of the face and head
- 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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