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By: Clinique Podiatrique du Centre-Ville  16-09-2014
Keywords: x-ray, Podiatrist, Diagnostic Imaging

X-rays of the hand, wrist, arm, foot, ankle, knee, or leg help determine whether a bone has been fractured or injured or damaged by conditions such as an infection, arthritis, or other disease. Other reasons for conventional X-rays on your feet include: Evaluate changes in the bones caused by such things as an infection, arthritis, or other bone disease. Help evaluate whether a child’s bones are growing normally Locate foreign objects (such as pieces of glass or metal) in a wound. To determine whether bones are properly set after treating a fracture and placing a cast on an arm or leg. Pregnant women, especially those in their first trimester, are advised against having a CT exam or any X-ray examination. Extremity X-rays usually takes only five to 10 minutes. While extremity X-rays do a good job showing bone fractures or dislocations, they are not very accurate when it comes to showing affected cartilage, tendons, or ligaments. A MRI or CT scan may be prescribed.

Keywords: Diagnostic Imaging, Podiatrist, x-ray, X-ray & Ultrasound

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