What is NCCT Foot?
Non-contrast Computed Tomography (NCCT) for foot helps to visualize the bones and soft tissues in the foot including the tarsal bones (ankle bones), metatarsal bones (front end of foot) and phalanges (toes). It is performed to know the cause of pain, tenderness, swelling and deformity of the foot. It helps to detect bone alignment, fracture, tumor, degeneration or other bone related problems in the foot.
Why is NCCT Foot done?
- • To detect fractures in the bones of the foot • To detect tumors (abnormal growth) or other lesions in the foot • To detect deformations and malformations of the foot • To detect any infections of the foot • To diagnose flat foot and Cavus foot • To guide and monitor biopsy or other operative procedures of the foot