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What is bad radiographic bronchiecstasis?

What is bad radiographic bronchiecstasis?

Bronchiectasis: If it shows up as bad bronchiectasis by x-ray or ct, it is a bad one. You need to see a pulmonologist to determine the cause for the bronchiectasis and provide the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are radiographic signs of healing on a 5th metatarsal fx?

What are radiographic signs of healing on a 5th metatarsal fx?

Bone: Callous or extra bone at fracture site is one sign. Another is not distict line visible where fracture was. ...Read more

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What type of radiographic tests would you do to diagnose a radiolucency (seen in opg) in the body of the mandible?

What type of radiographic tests would you do to diagnose a radiolucency (seen in opg) in the body of the mandible?

Cone Beam CT: CBCT reduces false diagnosis and is rapidly replacing other radiographic techniques like panoramic view. ...Read more

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What is radiographic imaging of the veins called?

What is radiographic imaging of the veins called?

Venography: Venography - which can be done by conventional angiography, CT, MR, or ultrasound. Each modality has their advantages and disadvantages. Ultrasound is usually cheapest and most available method but CT and MR can provide robust 3d imaging of the vascular anatomy. ...Read more

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Which medical or dental radiographic image that best shows the floor of the mouth?

Which medical or dental radiographic image that best shows the floor of the mouth?

CBCT: Or cone beam ct scan can also be helpful in seeing the hard structures with much less radiation than a medical ct scan. However it also depends on what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Meaning of Foci of increased radiotracer uptake anterior left ribs 5th 6th 7th.Clinical history for possible trauma and radiographic correlation.

Meaning of Foci of increased radiotracer uptake anterior left ribs 5th 6th 7th.Clinical history for possible trauma and radiographic correlation.

Bone scan: I assume this is a bone scan. Increased uptake means a site of abnormal increased bone metabolic activity, which is usually a response to trauma, infection, inflammation, or neoplasm. When multiple foci line up along successive ribs, it is almost invariably due to trauma. If it is along the anterior margins of the ribs, it could also be costcochondritis. ...Read more

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What does this Radiographic Report of Chest PA mean ... " There is crowding of the basal lung markings secondary to elevated diaphragm" Thank you :)?

What does this Radiographic Report of Chest PA mean ... " There is crowding of the basal lung markings secondary to elevated diaphragm" Thank you :)?

Lung base unexpanded: The diaphragm is a thin membrane like muscle which stretches downward to expand the lungs. when it relaxes it moves upward and lungs compress. sometimes one side of the diaphragm may remain elevated for various reasons. The basal portions of the lungs is the base, or bottom portion. When the diaphragm is high, the normal tissue crowds together and appears thicker. It is not necessarily abnormal ...Read more

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What is radiography?

What is radiography?

Xray Imaging: Radiography refers to the use of xrays to image the body. More broadly, this may also include ultrasound, MRI and other modalities. ...Read more

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What is limited-scope radiography?

What is limited-scope radiography?

Very focal eval: It's all based on context and question at hand but generally this term would be used for only a single x-ray or two of a very specific area. For example, an x-ray of just the lower ribs looks for a fracture rather than a more routine whole chest x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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What is a limited-scope radiography?

What is a limited-scope radiography?

Very focal eval: It's all based on context and question at hand but generally this term would be used for only a single x-ray or two of a very specific area. For example, an x-ray of just the lower ribs looks for a fracture rather than a more routine whole chest x-ray evaluation. ...Read more