Imaging Sciences (Radiology)

CT Guided Biopsy

CT (computed tomography) guided biopsies are done percutaneously when lesions are not palpable and cannot be done in the clinical setting. CT guided biopsies offer a noninvasive alternative to open surgical biopsies.

The image to the right shows a needle placed inferior to the foramen ovale. The second case below shows an orbital lesion that was biopsied with a fine needle technique.

CT Guided Biopsy shows foramen ovaleCT Guided Biopsy of a needle placed inferior to foramen ovaleOrbital lesion biopsied with a fine needle technique

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