CT SCAN FOR ANKLE FRACTURE.

(1)In the ankle the greatest benefit of CT scan is its capability of visualization of occult or unusual fractures.

(2)CT scan provides more detailed information on fracture extent,healing, and alignment than with other diagnostic Studies.

(3)Alignment of normal structures, accessory ossicles,and gaseous tumors are more visualized by CT Scan.

(4)Unlike MRI ,CT Scan provides information about tumor histology, mineralization and cortical integrity of bone.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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