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

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CT scan may be helpful in the diagnosis of cervical cancer, but usually, its usage is for staging and detecting the depth of invasion into the myometrium.

CT

Computerised tomography (CT) is used for clinical staging of cervical carcinoma, it improves the accuracy of staging based on FIGO guidelines. CT scan is useful in evaluating the followings:[1]

References

  1. Prasad TV, Thulkar S, Hari S, Sharma DN, Kumar S (May 2014). "Role of computed tomography (CT) scan in staging of cervical carcinoma". Indian J. Med. Res. 139 (5): 714–9. PMC 4140036. PMID 25027081.

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