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CECT Scan Shoulder Joint in Chennai

Also known as Contract Enhanced CT Shoulder Joint
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.
  2. 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.
  3. Get the blood urea and creatinine test done to evaluate kidney function and to ensure safety of contrast before taking up the procedure.

Understanding CECT Scan Shoulder Joint in Chennai

What is CECT Scan Shoulder Joint in Chennai?

CECT Shoulder Joint or Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography scan of the shoulder joint. It is a medical imaging technique to assess defects in the glenohumeral joint, which is a ball and socket joint connecting upper extremities to the trunk.

This procedure involves using contrast dye in combination with X-ray scans to create 3-dimensional images of the shoulder joint. These images can help diagnose conditions of the shoulder joint like:

Rotator cuff disease

Frozen shoulder

Swimmer’s shoulder



Overuse injuries

Exposure to radiation and contrast material during the procedure may cause minor side effects like discomfort, flushing, rash, and itching, , which usually subside within a short time. An abnormal scan report may indicate deformities or inflammation in cartilages and joints and underlying disorders associated with the shoulder joint.

CECT Scan Shoulder Joint test price for other cities

Price inBangaloreRs. 4725
Price inDombivliRs. 3200
Price inFaridabadRs. 3920
Price inGhaziabadRs. 3920
Price inGreater NoidaRs. 3920
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