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CT Neck

CT neck scan checks the soft tissues of the neck inclusive of the muscles, tonsils, throat, thyroid, airways, adenoids and other glands. The blood vessels and upper spinal cord can also be observed. When a CT neck scan is taken, the spine, airways, carotid muscles as well as salivary and thyroid glands are also viewed by doctors. In some cases, the jaw bone, mouth and tongue, pharynx and larynx, including the vocal cords are shown.

TThe following are the indications or symptoms when a CT neck test needs to be performed

  • Parotid/ submandibular gland lesions or infections.
  • Head and neck diseases.
  • Various abcesses or masses.
  • Location of foreign body in neck/ upper airway.
  • Tumors/ infections involving vocal cords.
  • Lumps/ swelling
  • Goiter
  • Trauma
  • Sore throat
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Cancer
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Hoarseness

Neck CT tests are often used to study a lump or mass or to look for big lymph nodes or glands in the neck. CT of the neck is the preferred exam when evaluating the soft tissue structures present in the neck. The CT neck scan gets over by 15 minutes

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