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A 59-year-old male asked:

Chiropractors x-ray of my cervical spine showed a very large completely blackened area. stood still during exam. follow-up mri showed no problems. (?)

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Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
possibly artifact: If your MRI was normal, it is possible that the quality of your xray might have been limited. I have seen some xrays that were poorly printed amd consequently had dark spots.

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Last updated Mar 13, 2019

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