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X – Ray Left Femur/Thigh AP & LAT View

Overview

X-Ray Left Femur/Thigh AP and LAT View is an X-Ray scan done to detect the bone damage in the left thigh.

What is x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT view?

X-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT view is a non-invasive technique used to examine the condition of the bone between your hip and leg. X-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT view test makes use of low-level radiation to produce detailed images of your bones. X-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT view is used to diagnose tumour, fracture, swelling, etc… [1]

How is x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT view performed?

X-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT view test is carried out in a laboratory or medical facility.

  • Lie down on the table exposing your thigh to the x-ray scanner.
  • Radiation passes through your body and is recorded in a specialized plate.
  • Hold your breath during scanning to prevent blurring of images.
  • Multiple images are taken by changing your posture.

The images produced by x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views test are interpreted and a report is prepared by the x-ray technician. [1]

Risks of x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views

X-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views is a simple and painless test and has minimal risks.

  • Allergic reaction to contrast material that is injected into the body.
  • Slight chance for developing cancer due to radiation exposure.
  • Not considered safe for foetuses. [2]

Preparation before performing x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views

You do not have to make any special preparations for performing x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views.

  • Wear loose fitting cloth such as hospital gown during x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views.
  • Remove jewellery and other metal accessories. [1]

Post-care after x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views

You can resume your regular activities without any restrictions after undergoing x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views test.

  • Contact your doctor if you feel excessive pain or discomfort in the affected area after 24 hours of performing x-ray left femur/thigh AP and LAT views test. [3]

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