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Dr. Bob, Neurologist (MD)
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Will a ct scan pick up an aneurysm

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Will a ct scan pick up an aneurysm
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.

Yes, in most cases this is true. Digital subtraction CT angiography has very high sensitivities of about 90% for aneurysms less than 3 mm, 94% for those between 3 and 5 mm, 98% between 5 and 10 mm, and nearly 100% for 10 mm (1cm) or greater.

Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.

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