CECT Scan Orbit - Axial View
Understanding CECT Scan Orbit - Axial View
What is CECT Scan Orbit - Axial View?
Contrast Enhanced Computerized Tomography (CECT) scan of the Orbits 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 eyes, orbits or eye sockets, and surrounding bony and soft tissues which can then be used to create a three dimensional image of the eye orbits. This image can be used to visibly assess and detect problems in the eyes, orbits and surrounding tissues.
What is CECT Scan Orbit - Axial View used for?
- • To detect any fractures in the bones of the orbit or eye socket • To detect any foreign objects lodged in the eyes or eye socket • To diagnose any infections or inflammation in the area around the eyes • To detect and diagnose diseases of the soft tissues in this area, for e.g. muscles, blood vessels and nerves • To detect the presence of any tumors (abnormal growth)