CECT Pituitary Sella
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What is CECT Pituitary Sella?
Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) scan of the Pituitary Sella 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 the pituitary gland or sella turcica (on which pituitary gland lie).
Why is CECT Pituitary Sella done?
- To detect the problems in your sella (shrunken/flattened pituitary gland)
- To diagnose presence of any pituitary tumor (cancer)
- To find out the cause of hemianopsia (decreased vision)