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Will the following imaging study show scapular bursitis: XRay SHOULDER RT 3 VIEWS COMPLETE - Axillary, AP, and true AP views?

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Dr. David Carl Houghton
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: No

Plain xrays will not show soft tissue problems like bursitis.
Usually a physical exam is all that's needed to make the diagnosis. Occasionally MRI is needed.

In brief: No

Plain xrays will not show soft tissue problems like bursitis.
Usually a physical exam is all that's needed to make the diagnosis. Occasionally MRI is needed.
Dr. David Carl Houghton
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