Location

X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

Your First consultation is
Free!

Free consultations with top Doctors

Sample pickup at home

Online reports within 48 hours

Overview Brief

The X-Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT has been mainly used to check for spine problems. However, it is also used under some specific circumstances.

What is the X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT?

The main reasons you may undergo X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT are (1):

  • Spinal injuries, dysfunctional joints, or degenerated discs.
  • Healing problems after a back surgery.

X-Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT is used to display most distal region of the spine in a lateral view. (2).

How is the X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT performed?

An X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine a/l is performed in a room with a mobile X-ray camera attached to a long metal arm. The entire procedure takes 10-20 minutes.

Side effects/risks of X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT

The X-Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT is a quick non-invasive test but may have the following side effects:

  • Risk of cancer.
  • Allergic reaction to the contrast dye. 

 In case of severe reactions during the scan or after patients must notify the operator immediately.

Preparation before performing X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT

The X- Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine a/l is simple and some preparation can help make the test smooth by:

  • Wearing comfortable clothing and removing jewelry.
  • Let your lab technician know about any metal implants.

Patients are advised to reach the test center in advance to prepare better.

Post-care after X – Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT

Patients may continue with regular chores after the X-Ray Sacrococcygeal Spine LAT is completed. However, depending upon the results the doctor may order follow up scans like CT scan or MRI scan.

Find your radiologist while on the move using mfine, a user-friendly application with a responsive team of medical practitioners.

Download the mfine app and consult an expert radiologist online from the comfort of your home.

Explore mfine

Doctors

600+ Doctors

Hospitals

150+ Hospitals

Other Specialities

Download mfine App now

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App