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Can CT show big tumour in colon/anus obstructing food.

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just for info. can a tumour if it is big enough in colon or small intestines or anas to obstruct food from passing through will be picked by ct scan of abdomen without contrast


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Expert:  Dr. Rohit Malik replied 4 Days.

Hello,
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More often than not , Contrast enhanced CT scan abdomen pelvis will better delineate any bowel wall pathology/ tumor ....also contrast will help is stage the tumor better , in terms of spread to adjacent lymph nodes & its local inasiveness into the adjacent neurovascular bundle .
So ALL CT scans done in cases of bowel pathologies are incomplete without contrast.

Dr. Rohit Malik


Patient replied :

can u please repeat what was my question sir cant find the question here


Expert:  Dr. Rohit Malik replied 3 Days.

Hello,
It must have happened due to some technical issues.
This was your query. Please feel free to follow up.
just for info. can a tumour if it is big enough in colon or small intestines or anas to obstruct food from passing through will be picked by ct scan of abdomen without contrast
Regards.


Patient replied :

thanks means it should pick but with contrast makes things lot clearer correct sir


Expert:  Dr. Rohit Malik replied 2 Days.

Yes you're right sir.
Regards.


Dr. Rohit Malik
Category: Radiologist
Experience: 
Residency, Fellowship: DNB, DMRD, DMRE, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program, Seth G.S. Medical College & KEM Hospital, 1997 – 2001
 
Medical School: MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Lokmanya TIlak Muncipal Medical College, 1991 – 1997
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