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Low-dose spiral CT scan

Low-dose spiral CT scan

Low-dose spiral CT scan: A low-dose spiral CT scan is a type of imaging technique in which a computed tomography (CT) camera spins around the body (e.g. chest), taking over a hundred pictures. Combining these pictures into an image of the chest, the low-dose spiral CT scan can detect very small, possibly precancerous lung nodules that can be missed on a conventional chest x-ray.

Low-dose spiral CT scan: Other Names

Other names for Low-dose spiral CT scan include:

  • LDSCT

Diseases Associated with Low-dose spiral CT scan

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Low-dose spiral CT scan:

  • Lung cancer, especially early in disease progression

Basic Information: Low-dose spiral CT scan

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Low-dose spiral CT scan' may be involved.

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