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Do you inject a dye into the body for a myelogram? Where?
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management
8 doctors agree
In brief: Spine
A tiny needle is used to inject radioopaque contrast dye into the lumbar spinal sac which is filled with spinal fluid.

In brief: Spine
A tiny needle is used to inject radioopaque contrast dye into the lumbar spinal sac which is filled with spinal fluid.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes - in the back
A myelogram injects dye inside the spinal sac.
This injection can be done at any part of the spine (neck, midback, or low back). It is safest to perform it in the low back.

In brief: Yes - in the back
A myelogram injects dye inside the spinal sac.
This injection can be done at any part of the spine (neck, midback, or low back). It is safest to perform it in the low back.
Dr. Chintan Sampat
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
In brief: No worries
A myelogram is a common diagnostic study that most patients tolerate well.
The physician will place you on a flouroscopy table, prep your lower back, inject a local anesthetic, place a needle in your back, inject dye, remove the needle, place a bandaid and summon the radiology tech to take x-rays. Then you will have a ct. You will be observed for several hours and be discharged.

In brief: No worries
A myelogram is a common diagnostic study that most patients tolerate well.
The physician will place you on a flouroscopy table, prep your lower back, inject a local anesthetic, place a needle in your back, inject dye, remove the needle, place a bandaid and summon the radiology tech to take x-rays. Then you will have a ct. You will be observed for several hours and be discharged.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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