computed tomography of the abdomen

computed tomography of the abdomen

a noninvasive radiographic procedure performed with contrast dye to diagnose pathological conditions of the abdominal and retroperitoneal organs. See also computed tomography.
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Computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis revealed a non-enhancing cystic mass of spontaneously high density in the right paravesical area (Figures 1A and 1B).
Caption: Figure 1: Coronal (a) and sagittal (b) sections of unenhanced computed tomography of the abdomen show left-to-right crossed unfused renal ectopia and a 5 mm stone (arrows) in the proximal ureter of the kidney located cranially.
Enhanced computed tomography of the abdomen showed a 19 mm nodule lying adjacent to the right renal vein.
Assessment of disease status--including computed tomography of the abdomen, pelvis, and chest, bone scanning, and serum prostate cancer specific antigen (PSA) level measurement--was conducted every 12 weeks.
Computed tomography of the abdomen was performed and revealed a 4 x 3cm structure of low attenuation posterolateral to segment 6 of the liver with surrounding irregular wall and a central 15 mm high density lesion, suggestive of a peritoneal foreign body, possibly a retained appendicolith from previous surgery (Figure 1).
The researchers studied 25 patients of each sex who, for medical reasons unrelated to the study, received injections in the rear and then underwent computed tomography of the abdomen or pelvis.
Computed tomography of the abdomen identified a left renal mass, and biopsy confirmed that it was a clear-cell carcinoma.
Computed tomography of the abdomen revealed nodular liver and splenomegaly consistent with cirrhosis.
Non-contrast computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrating a dilated ureter at the level of the obstruction.
Coronal and sagittal views of computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrate a large cyst arising from the interpolar region of left kidney.

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