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Does a CT scan show sinus inflammation?

I am a 29 year old female. I want to know if a CT scan shows sinus inflammation?

5 Answers

A CT scan of the sinuses will show sinus inflammation if present.
It can show sinus disease

Dr Cox
Depends on the type of CT scan. If the exam is tailored for the sinuses most definitely will show inflammation. CT scans of the brain or neck will show portions of the sinuses.
The short answer is yes.