Specific Anatomic RegionBone
ApplicationSuspected osteoid osteoma
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourcePersonal communication
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus-4
Injection RateN/A
Contrast Volume and TypeN/A
Area ScannedFrom 2cm above to 2cm below suspected area
Scan DelayNone
Length of Spiral (time)20-30sec
Slice Thickness2mm
Table Speed/Pitch2-3mm/sec
Reconstruction Interval1-2mm
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering (if needed)
  • Narrow collimation and close interscan spacing is needed is for detection of the nidus.
  • Wide window width and center may be needed to recognize the nidus.