Radiology Exams by Diagnosis

Common Radiology Exams by Suspected Diagnosis – Ryan Adams, Leah Brown

 

Chest

Pulmonary embolism

CT angiogram chest pulmonary embolism with contrast

Lung mass, mets

CT chest with contrast

Pulmonary nodule

CT chest without contrast

Pneumothorax

X-ray chest portable (or 2 view), SPECIFY UPRIGHT

Abdomen/Pelvis

Cholecystitis

Ultrasound abdomen limited (specify cholecystitis)

Pancreatitis

CT abdomen pelvis with contrast

Appendicitis

CT abdomen pelvis with contrast

Bowel obstruction

X-ray abdomen 1 view, CT abdomen pelvis with contrast

HCC

CT abdomen with contrast, specify HCC in comments

MRI abdomen with contrast, specify HCC in comments

Mesenteric ischemia

AAA

CT angiogram abdomen and pelvis

Crohn’s/IBD

CT abdomen pelvis enterography w contrast

Neuro

Brain mass/mets

MRI brain with and without IV contrast

Stroke

MRI brain without contrast

Multiple sclerosis

MRI brain with and without contrast

Aneurysm or vascular injury

CT angiogram head and neck with and without contrast

Dural venous sinus thrombosus

CT venogram head

Intracranial hemorrhage

CT head without contrast

Spine trauma

CT (c/t/l) spine without contrast, MRI spine wo contrast

Spine tumor, infection, post-op

MRI (C/T/L) spine with and without contrast

 

Musculoskeletal

Fracture

X-rays, CT (extremity) without contrast

Soft tissue infection

CT (extremity) with contrast

MRI (extremity) with and without contrast

Osteomyelitis

X-ray (extremity)

MRI (extremity) with and without contrast

Bone or soft tissue tumors

MRI (extremity) with and without contrast

DVT

Ultrasound doppler (extremity) venous (laterality)

Urogenital

Ovarian/testicular torsion

Ultrasound scrotal with complete doppler

Ultrasound pelvic transvaginal

Ectopic pregnancy

Ultrasound transvaginal and pelvic

Kidney stones

Ultrasound renal

CT abdomen pelvis without contrast

Pyelonephritis

Ultrasound renal

CT abdomen pelvis with contrast