International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

2018, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A

Assessment of psychiatric disorders with CT scan
Author(s)
Dr. Anmol Upreti
Abstract
Background: Disorders of the central nervous system resulting from head trauma, hemorrhage inside the cranium. The present study was conducted to evaluate role of CT in psychic patients.
Materials & methods: This study was conducted on 82 psychic patients of both genders with some psychiatric disorders. All underwent CT scan and CT images were read by trained radiologist for the presence, absence of brain abnormalities.
Results: Out of 82 patients, males were 48 and females were 34. Among various psychic disorders with abnormal scans were dementia (12), mood disorders (14), schrizophrenia (6), personality disorder (8), behavior disorder (7) and anxiety disorder (3). Mood disorder showed maximum number of abnormal scan among all disorders. Most common abnormal scan in psychiatric disorder patients was generalized brain atrophy (GBA) (26) followed by generalized brain atrophy and ischemia (7).
Conclusion: Authors suggested that CT scan is useful aid in psychiatric patients. The information provide by CT scan helps in diagnosis of lesion in brain.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Anmol Upreti. Assessment of psychiatric disorders with CT scan. International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging. 2018; 1(1): 07-09. DOI: 10.33545/26644436.2018.v1.i1a.3
International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging