Specific Anatomic RegionMuscle
ApplicationR/O tumor
AuthorFishman EK
Reference SourceRadiographics 1999 Sept/Oct;19(5)1143-1160
Scanner UsedSiemens Somatom Plus 4
Injection Rate2ml/sec
Contrast Volume and Type120ml of Omnipaque 350
Area ScannedFrom above to below area in question
Scan Delay 30-40sec
Length of Spiral (time)20-40sec
Slice Thickness3-5mm
Table Speed/Pitch1-2 pitch
Reconstruction IntervalEvery 3-5mm
3D Technique UsedVolume rendering in select cases
Comment: Abscesses and tumors may both have an enhancing rim. Both may also be necrotic.