CECT Scan Maxilla Test Procedure and Its Cost

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CECT Scan Maxilla

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CECT Scan Maxilla acronyms for Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography Scan for Maxilla.  For this scan, the radiologist will inject you with contrast media (a special dye) for highlighting the target area.  An oral Surgeon or dentist recommends this scan to examine the upper jaw(maxilla) to detect/diagnose the problems.

Why is CECT Scan Maxilla done?

An oral surgeon/dentist recommends this scan to diagnose and detect the underlying problems in the upper jaw.

  • To measure the bone for dental implant
  • To diagnose the problems such as infection, injury, abnormal growth, tumor, and other abnormalities in the upper jaw.
  • To diagnose the disorders of the Temporomandibular joint.
  • For orthodontic evaluation.

What is the procedure for the CECT Scan Maxilla?

CT Radiologist will explain to you the complete procedure of CECT Scan Maxilla before the procedure

In which case, CECT Scan Maxilla is not performed?

CECT Scan Maxilla is not done on pregnant women because it’s not a safe procedure for pregnant women. If you are pregnant then inform your doctor/radiologist/technologist about your pregnancy so that you can get an alternative solution.

Cost of CECT Scan Maxilla

The CECT Scan Maxilla cost near me in Delhi usually ranges from INR 3500 to INR 7000. For quality-assured results with 100% accuracy, you are always advised to visit the certified diagnostic center for your or your loved ones' tests.

Test Type CECT Scan Maxilla

CECT Scan Maxilla (CT Scan)

  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Minimum 4 hours fasting required.
  • You can drink water.
  • Latest (1 Week) Serum Creatinine or KFT report required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry your ID Proof.

Within 4-6 hours*

Test Price ₹ 3500 ₹ 7000
Frequently Asked Questions

CECT Scan Maxilla is a diagnostic modality that is used to diagnose trauma and diseases pertaining to the maxilla and related structures. For conducting the scan, you will be injected a contrast medium into your veins that better highlights the concerned area.  An oral surgeon gets an aid from these detailed images in diagnosis and treatment planning.

The CECT scan for maxilla stands for contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan. The scan is used to evaluate and diagnose various disease conditions pertaining to the maxillary bone.

An oral surgeon/dentist uses the scan images to detect any abnormality in the upper jaw.

  • It helps in evaluating bone for dental implant
  • It helps in visualising problems including injury, infection, abnormal growth, tumours, and other abnormalities in the upper jaw.
  • It helps in the detection of any disorders concerning the temporomandibular joint.
  • It helps in pre orthodontic evaluation.

A CT scan of the maxilla, a facial bone is a diagnostic imaging technique that is an exam that creates scan images of the facial structures, including the nose, jaw, cheekbones and eye sockets. Any facial trauma or malformations can be diagnosed using the scan.

CT scan is considered as the standard modality of care and an emergency modality of imaging technique that is used for the inspection of facial fractures as it is rapidly acquired, readily available, and highly accurate in diagnosing even subtle fractures. A naso-orbito-ethmoid fracture, zygomaticomaxillary fracture or other facial fractures is usually diagnosed using the CECT facial scanning procedures, thereby confirming the diagnosis.

No, the CECT diagnostic technique doesn't cause any pain or discomfort. The test is conducted in a non-invasive manner.

The sensitivity of CECT is found to be  73.2%, the specificity of a CECT scan is found to be 92.2%, whereas the accuracy of a CECT is seen 84.5%. 

Yes, You can get a free consultation with Dr. Ravin Sharma (MBBS, MD in Radiology) who is available at our centre with Mob. no- +919212125996 and availability 24*7*365 days.

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