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Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

CT Scans

A computed tomography scan, or CT scan, uses X-ray and computer processing technology to take detailed pictures of specific parts of your body. The rotating beam forms a two-dimensional picture of your body.

A CT scan may be used to:

  • Diagnose health issues, including muscle and bone disorders.
  • Guide procedures, such as surgery, biopsy and radiation.
  • Identify the cause of abdominal pain.
  • Identify the location of infection, blood clots or a tumor.
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