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Can disc hernia be seen on a radiology image of the back?

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Dr. Garry Choy
Radiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Mri is the most accurate way and reliable way to see disc herniation.
Although ct scans can sometimes allow a radiologist to see a disc herniation.

In brief: Yes

Mri is the most accurate way and reliable way to see disc herniation.
Although ct scans can sometimes allow a radiologist to see a disc herniation.
Dr. Garry Choy
Dr. Garry Choy
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A herniated disc is best seen on MRI but can also be seen on ct.

In brief: Yes

A herniated disc is best seen on MRI but can also be seen on ct.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not with x ray

By x-ray no by MRI yes by ct without contrast, possible by ct myelography yes.
By myelogram, see defect of disc.

In brief: Not with x ray

By x-ray no by MRI yes by ct without contrast, possible by ct myelography yes.
By myelogram, see defect of disc.
Dr. Steven Greenberg
Dr. Steven Greenberg
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