What is the role of CT scanning in the workup of piriformis syndrome?

Updated: Dec 21, 2018
  • Author: Shishir Shah, DO; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Computed tomography (CT) scanning

    • CT scans may demonstrate a large mass anterior to the piriformis muscle.

    • More importantly, CT scans can be used to identify spinal stenosis or arthritic changes.


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