Patients after traumatic injuries involving the maxilla or maxillary region.
Patients with complaints related to maxilla and maxillary sinuses or suspected neoplastic lesions like facial swelling, nasal obstruction, bleeding, suspected masses on examination, visual/orbital symptoms or features of intra cranial extensions.
IV contrast administration in inflammatory and neoplastic conditions.
Your physician may request MRI study to get more information about the disease nature and extension.
No preparation needed for the non-contrast study.
Patient should be food fasting 4-6 hrs before the exam in case of contrast enhanced study only. Adequate hydration is needed and recent kidney function test should be available at the time of your examination
No after care or precautions needed following non contrast enhanced study.
In case of contrast enhanced study drinking plenty of water is advised to help to wash out the injected IV contrast material out of your body except if you are on fluid balance for renal or cardiac condition you may consult your physician and in case of lactating mothers it is advised to escape lactation for 24 hrs after the contrast injection