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CT Scan of the Sinuses


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A CT or CAT scan is a shortened name for computerized tomography. A CT scan takes pictures of the inside of the body. The pictures are more detailed than a typical x-ray. During a CT scan of the sinuses pictures are taken of cross sections or slices of the sinuses. The sinuses are air-filled cavities in your head. Ct scans can identify problems with your sinuses. Your doctor will use this information to determine the best treatment for you.

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