Parotid tumours are abnormal cell growths (tumours) that develop in the parotid glands. The parotid glands are two salivary glands located on each side of the face just in front of the ears. Salivary glands make saliva to help with chewing and digestion.
Parotid tumours frequently cause swelling in the face or jaw that is not painful. Other symptoms include facial numbness, burning or prickling sensations, and loss of facial movement.
If you develop severe facial swelling, you should see a doctor right away, especially if you have a fever, chills, or other signs of infection. Because parotitis can mimic the symptoms of salivary gland cancer, it is critical to
To determine the size of your tumour, your doctor may recommend imaging tests of your parotid gland. If your parotid tumour is cancerous, you may need to have tests to see if the cancer has spread.
This test requires no special preparation. You may only need to remove your clothes and put on a light hospital gown. Simply avoid eating or drinking for a few hours before the scan test. Also, metal objects that could impede the test may be requested to be removed. Belts, jewellery, glasses, and other similar items may be requested to be removed from your body. Aside from that, inform your doctor about your medical condition before the test; he will let you know if any preparation is required on your part.
After the machine takes an x-ray image, the couch will move slightly and then take more images. The patient will be asked to remain still in order to obtain accurate results. After the machine has taken the images, you will be slowly guided out of the machine using the examination table. The images will be signed and sealed before being sent to the laboratory. You should receive your results within 2-5 days of the test.
If you do experience any problems, please do inform the radiographer on duty.
A CT Parotid Test is typically performed in a hospital's radiology department or an outpatient imaging facility. So, for the best services and reliable results, schedule your test at Ganesh Diagnostic in Yamuna Vihar.
|Test Type||CT Parotid Test|
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|Test Price:||₹ 3500|
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