What is an artifact in a CT Scan?

I was wondering what an artifact is in a CT Scan?

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4 years ago by Central Medical Imaging

Typically artifacts show from some type of metal showing up on the scan. This could be surgical devices, dental implants, bullets and/or shrapnel can also show artifact.

4 years ago by Central Medical Imaging

Typically artifacts show from some type of metal showing up on the scan. This could be surgical devices, dental implants, bullets and/or shrapnel can also show artifact.


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