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What could a hand X-ray show?

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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

Among others, an xray of a hand could show bone deformities, fractures, arthritis, gout, osteoporosis, necrosis, foreign body and even cancer.

In brief: Many things

Among others, an xray of a hand could show bone deformities, fractures, arthritis, gout, osteoporosis, necrosis, foreign body and even cancer.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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Dr. Toni Lin
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: And some other things

I agree with dr. Suchecki, and would add that there are lots of things that an x-ray -won't- show, like carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, cysts, and tendon injuries.
An x-ray may still be helpful, but could be "normal" in those conditions.

In brief: And some other things

I agree with dr. Suchecki, and would add that there are lots of things that an x-ray -won't- show, like carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, cysts, and tendon injuries.
An x-ray may still be helpful, but could be "normal" in those conditions.
Dr. Toni Lin
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