im worried he isnt taking the track out just the cyst and it might form some where else
My 5 Year Old Has a Branchial Clift Cyst and Her Doc Wont Do a Ct Scan Before Removing It is It Safe?
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Branchial Cleft Cyst- Imaging Not Always Needed
It really depends on the location and the clinical concern from your physician's physical exam when determining if imaging is needed prior to surgery. Many of these lesions do not require imaging. If imaging were requested, an MRI is generally a better test for evaluating this lesion and potential sinus tracts.
Brancheal cleft cyst
CT scan is important. The surgery can be done without a CT scan by a good qualified surgeon. But any help in following the brancheal ceft cyst os great.
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