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What is an X-ray entercholithiasis?

What is an X-ray entercholithiasis?

Enteroclysis: is what you probably mean. It is a detailed fluoroscopic examination of the small bowel. A nasoduodenal tube is utilized to pump contrast into the small bowel at a specific rate, while the small bowel is evaluated with fluoroscopy. This test is not often used, it is invasive, labor intensive, and unpleasant for the patient. It has largely been replaced by CT or MRI enteroclysis. ...Read more

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Does a fetus show in an x-ray?

Does a fetus show in an x-ray?

Yes,: if the fetus is developed enough to have a bony skeleton. This would be an accident, since we usually try to avoid xrays in which there is direct radiation to the pregnant pelvis. ...Read more

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Can a cyst be seen on a x-ray?

Can a cyst be seen on a x-ray?

Sometimes...: A cyst can show up, but it will look like a round mass, there is no way to tell if it is a cyst without additional imaging. ...Read more

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What is an X-ray contrast medium?

What is an X-ray contrast medium?

It is a substance: used in medical imaging to help identify and delineate pathology and anatomy. It is called contrast because it has physical properties that make it look dissimilar to the normal tissue appearance(for example, barium absorbs xrays and looks white). Thus, it can outline abnormalities. ...Read more

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Does bursitis show up on an x-ray?

Does bursitis show up on an x-ray?

Sometimes: Bursitis is a focal area of inflammation that sometimes can accumulate fluid producing a lump. Ifs the inflammation is substantial it may produce finding on the x-ray. Mri is more sensitive in detecting the inflammation associated with bursitis. ...Read more

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Enlarged right hilum abnormal x ray?

Enlarged right hilum abnormal x ray?

Tuberculosis,sarcoid: It can be due to 1pulmonary tuberculosis 2sarcoidosis 3pulmonary hupertension 4bronchogenic carcinoma 5hilar lymadenopathy. ...Read more

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Why do I need an X-ray after essure? 

Why do I need an X-ray after essure? 

To confirm blockage: Essure is a permanent sterilization procedure in which "plugs" are inserted into each of the two fallopian tubes, by going in through the vagina-cervix-uterus. The fallopian tubes get sealed off by its inner lining growing into the "plugs". Three months after insertion, a hysterosalpingogram (dye is squirted into the uterus to see if any flows beyond the "plugs") can verify the tubes are blocked. ...Read more

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What does shadow on X-ray kidney mean?

What does shadow on X-ray kidney mean?

I Don't Know: The term is extremely non-specific and very non-informative. It could mean anything or nothing. Sorry. ...Read more

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Can a cycst be seen on a spinal x-ray?

Can a cycst be seen on a spinal x-ray?

No.: A radiograph can discern air, fat, soft tissue ; bone densities. A water-filled cyst is of the same radiodensity as surrounding soft-tissues, and thus cannot be distinguished as distinct. Thus a spinal radiograph may show anatomy that contains a cyst, yet will not show up as distinct. ...Read more

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Does arthrtits always show up on x-ray?

Does arthrtits always show up on x-ray?

No.: Arthritis implies joint inflammation, which may not be noted on a radiograph (x-ray) until there are joint anatomic changes that can be seen, such as: 1. Joint space narrowing, (from joint cartilage loss); 2. Joint periarticular osteopenia, (from increased blood flow); 3. Osteophytes. Joint arthritis is secondary to 1. Degeneration, (wear ; tear); 2. Autoimmune inflammation; 3. Crystal deposition. ...Read more

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Does paget's disease show up on an x-ray?

Does paget's disease show up on an x-ray?

Paget's disease: Of bone appears on bone scans and plain x-rays of the effected bone. Paget's disease of nipple and skin are distinct, different and not visible on imaging of any kind, suspected by exam, proven by biopsy. ...Read more

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What does an abnormal X-ray on neck mean?

What does an abnormal X-ray on neck mean?

Lots of Things: Do you mean cervical spine? Abnormal could include fractures, disc narrowing, arthritic changes, destructive lesions from infection or cancer, osteoporosis, etc. Do you mean the soft tissues of the neck? Abnormal could mean calcifications of lymph nodes or carotid arteries, swelling of the soft tissues in back of the throat, foreign bodies in the airway or esophagus, etc. Lots of things. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a X-ray twice in a week?

Is it safe to have a X-ray twice in a week?

OF What?: The usual rule of thumb is that if an imaging study is indicated then the risk of the study should be outweighed by the benefits. Would be helpful to know what kind of exam you are asking about and why you need it that often. ...Read more

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Will the effects of smoking show on my x-ray?

Will the effects of smoking show on my x-ray?

Not initially.: Smokers often try to convince themselves that everything is OK when they have a negative chest X-Ray. The fact is that your lungs are being decimated at a microscopic level, which can't be seen on a chest X-Ray. By the time it does start showing on the chest X-Ray, your disease is pretty far along. ...Read more

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How long does it takes to get a X-ray results?

Depends: Depends who and where but should not take more than a couple of days. ...Read more

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Why would they take a rib x-ray on expiration ?

Why would they take a rib x-ray on expiration ?

Pneumothorax: They are are also checking for a collapsed lung or pneumothorax. These are better visualized on a full expiration b/c the lung is deflated. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is inflammation visible on an x-ray?

Possibly: Xray is usually for looking at bone, but swelling in the skin and soft tissues is often seen on an x-ray especially after an injury or even with infection. If the inflammation extends into the bone, this can be seen as well due to changes in the appearance of the bone, but these changes take much longer to see on a regular xray. ...Read more