What is a CT Scan of the Internal Auditory Canal?

CT Scan (also known as CAT scan) of the Internal Auditory Canal is a painless radiology exam which may be performed to examine the skull bones.

Who should get this test?

CT scan of the Internal Auditory Canal (IAC) is usually ordered by doctors if you have problems in the skull bones such as injuries, infection, fluid levels, and other abnormalities.

Is there radiation involved?

Yes. CT Scan is an imaging test which involves a small amount of radiation to show pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body.

When will I receive my results?

Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.

How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?

Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.

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