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X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View

Overview Brief

An X-Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View can be a handy tool in a variety of clinical situations, which examines tonsils, vocal cords, adenoids, trachea, and epiglottis.  [1]

What is the X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View?

Reasons you may undergo X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View are (1):

  • Fractured or broken bones.
  • Swelling in or near your trachea.
  • Thinning of the neck bones due to osteoporosis.
  • Bone tumors or cysts.
  • Cervical spondylosis.
  • Bone spurs.
  • Spinal deformities.
  • Croup.
  • Inflammation of the epiglottis.
  • A foreign object in throat or airway.
  • Enlarged tonsils.

X-Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View is usually done after a traumatic Neck injury. (1)

How is the X-Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View perfumed?

An X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View is performed in a room with a mobile X-ray camera attached to a long metal arm. Both AP and LAT views are examined.

 Side effects/risks of X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View

The X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View

Preparation before performing X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View

The X – Ray of Skull LAT View 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 Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View

Patients may continue with regular chores after the X – Ray Soft Tissue Neck AP LAT View is completed. However, depending upon the results the doctor may order follow up scans like CT scan or MRI scan. 

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