Schizophrenia Brain Scan

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Definition

A computed tomography (CT) scan is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the body.

See also:

  • Cranial CT scan
  • Lumbosacral spine CT scan
  • Orbit CT scan
  • Thoracic CT scan

Alternative Names

CAT scan; Computed axial tomography scan; Computed tomography scan


How the test is performed

You will be asked to lie on a narrow table that slides into the center of the CT scanner.

Once you are inside...

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