CT Scan Results
Posted 24 November 2008 - 03:07 AM
Posted 24 November 2008 - 03:22 AM
Distended means to swell out or expand. Is your doctor supposed to call you to discuss the CT? I wouldn't get too worried about anything until you speak with your doctor.
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Posted 24 November 2008 - 04:30 AM
I told doctor. Brown's nurse I don't want any surprise holiday tests.
Posted 26 November 2008 - 07:30 PM
I had a CT that showed my esophagus was dilated. It is a common finding with scleroderma. I have sine scleroderma with no skin involvement, but a lot of gi issues. I have swallowing issues, which is also common with sclero. It is my understanding that the muscles are affected and the esophagus can become dilated. Sometimes your food can aspirate into your lungs and cause pneumonia and other lung issues. I had this finding 4 years ago. I hope this helps.
Posted 27 November 2008 - 03:02 AM