Abdominal CT Scan
Alternate Names : Abdominal Computed Tomography, CAT Scan of the Abdomen
What do the test results mean?
A CT scan provides a direct image of soft tissue structures
such as the liver, lung, spleen, pancreas, lymph nodes, and fatty tissues.
CT is also good for identifying and tracking large abnormalities such
as tumors. The pictures can reveal many different diseases and
conditions. Examples include cancer, organ damage, abnormal
blood vessels, infections, kidney stones,
and bleeding. The doctor will discuss the results of the exam with the person.