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Upper back pain have had thoracic x-ray. Would aortic aneurysm show if present on pic. Thank you?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine
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In brief: May or maynot

Depending on the x-ray and the amount of radiation etc, it may or may no show on a regular x-ray.
If concerned, let your dr. Know and there are more definitive tests to assess for aneurysms than a routine x-ray of the thoracic back area.

In brief: May or maynot

Depending on the x-ray and the amount of radiation etc, it may or may no show on a regular x-ray.
If concerned, let your dr. Know and there are more definitive tests to assess for aneurysms than a routine x-ray of the thoracic back area.
Dr. John Munshower
Dr. John Munshower
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In brief: On CT

May be missed on standard films.

In brief: On CT

May be missed on standard films.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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