Cranial CT Scan
Alternate Names : Computed Tomography, Brain, Computed Tomography, Head, CAT Scan, Brain, CAT Scan, Head, CT Scan, Brain, CT Scan, Head, Computerized Axial Transverse Tomography, CATT
What do the test results mean?
A doctor specially trained in analyzing CT images,
called a radiologist, will examine the results of the test. He or she
will forward a report of the findings to the person's doctor.
A cranial CT can reveal:
abnormalities in the structures of the brain
stroke from cardiogenic embolism,
or a blood clot that has traveled to the brain
or bleeding in the brain