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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sadaf Sharfaei M.D.[2]

Overview

CT scan with contrast and CT colonography or virtual colonoscopy may be helpful in the diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis. Multiple outgrowths and filling defects are suggestive of familial adenomatous polyposis.

CT scan

  • CT scan with contrast may be helpful in the diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis. Findings on CT scan with contrast suggestive of familial adenomatous polyposis include:[1]
    • Multiple filling defects
    • Multiple outgrowths
Case courtesy of Dr David Cuete, Radiopaedia.org, rID: 22760[2]
Case courtesy of Dr David Cuete, Radiopaedia.org, rID: 22760[2]
Case courtesy of Dr David Cuete, Radiopaedia.org, rID: 22760[2]


Indications of CT Colonography

  • CT colonography is indicated in some patients, including:
    • Incompleted, failed, or unfeasible colonoscopy
    • Elderly and frail patients

References

  1. Arnesen, R. B.; Ginnerup-Pedersen, B.; Poulsen, P. B.; von Benzon, E.; Adamsen, S.; Laurberg, S.; Hart-Hansen, O. (2016). "Cost-effectiveness of computed tomographic colonography: a prospective comparison with colonoscopy". Acta Radiologica. 48 (3): 259–266. doi:10.1080/02841850601182139. ISSN 0284-1851.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Familial adenomatous polyposis | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org".
  3. Laghi, Andrea (2016). "CT Colonography: an update on current and future indications". Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 10 (7): 785–794. doi:10.1586/17474124.2016.1143358. ISSN 1747-4124.

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