Cat Scratch Disease for Parents
Cat scratch disease is an infection that causes swelling of the lymph nodes after a cat scratch or bite. Learn about signs and symptoms, prevention, treatment, and more.
CAT Scan: Abdomen for Parents
An abdominal CAT scan can detect inflammation, infection, injury or disease in the liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, stomach, bowel, pancreas, adrenal glands, blood vessels, and lymph nodes.
CAT Scan: Chest for Parents
A chest CAT scan is a painless test that uses a special X-ray machine to take black-and-white pictures of a patient's lungs, heart, blood vessels, airway passages, ribs and lymph nodes.
CAT Scan: Head for Parents
A head CAT scan is a painless test that uses a special X-ray machine to take pictures of a patient's brain, skull, and sinuses, as well as blood vessels in the head. It might be done to check for any number of conditions.
CAT Scan: Neck for Parents
A neck CAT scan can detect signs of disease in the throat and surrounding areas. Doctors may order one to detect abscesses, birth defects, cysts, or tumors.
Diagnostic Tests for Cancer for Parents
Learn about exams your child may need.
Word! CT Scan or CAT Scan for Kids
Actually, CT scans have nothing to do with cats, except that when people talk about them, they usually say "CAT scan" instead of "CT scan."
Can I Keep My Cat Now That I'm Pregnant? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Bites and Scratches for Parents
Animal bites and scratches, even minor ones, can become infected and spread bacteria to other parts of the body, regardless of whether the animal is a family pet or a wild animal.
Getting a CAT Scan (Video) for Kids
A CAT scan or CT scan is a painless procedure that takes detailed pictures of the inside of your body. Watch how an abdominal CAT scan is done in this video for kids.