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X – Ray Left Femur AP View

Overview

X-Ray Left Femur AP View is an X-Ray scan of the left femur to detect the damages in the bone.

What is x-ray left femur AP view?

X-ray left femur AP view is a non-invasive technique used to examine the condition of the bone between your hip and leg. X-ray left femur AP view gives the frontal scenario of your left upper leg. X-ray left femur AP view is used to diagnose tumour, fracture, swelling, etc… [1]

How is x-ray left femur AP view performed?

X-ray left femur AP view test takes about 10 to 15 minutes to be completed.

  • Made to lie down on the table.
  • X-ray machine hanging from the ceiling will be focused on your left leg.
  • Required to hold your leg firm and still.
  • Two rays will pass through your femur with each producing separate images.

The multiple images taken during x-ray left femur AP view by changing the posture of your left leg. [1]

Risks of x-ray left femur AP view

X-ray left femur AP view uses low-level radiation that is considered safe to a certain extent.

  • Development of cancer on prolonged and frequent exposure to radiation.
  • Contrasting agent may cause allergic reaction.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women. [2]

Preparation before performing x-ray left femur AP view

You are not required to make any special preparations before undergoing x-ray left femur AP view test.

  • Wear loose fitting cloth during x-ray left femur AP view test.
  • Remove jewellery and other metal accessories. [1]

Post-care after x-ray left femur AP view

You can resume your normal activities almost immediately after undergoing x-ray left femur AP view test.

  • Drink lots of fluids.
  • Contact your doctor if you have allergic reactions even after 24 hours of undergoing x-ray left femur AP view test. [3]

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