Xrays of the Uterus are presented here in two views.
X-rays of the uterus are used to identify, diagnose, and treat many types of medical conditions. It is a key element and often times the first to be done in the diagnosis process.
A hysterosalpingogram is an X-ray test that looks at the inside of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and the area around them. A dye is put through a thin tube that is put through the vagina and into the uterus. The dye then will flow into the fallopian tubes. Pictures are taken using a steady beam of X-ray. This process is referred to as a fluoroscopy.
X-rays are used for a multitude of reasons. A physician may order an X-ray to check for certain cancers in different parts of the body by detecting abnormal tumors, growths or lumps.
A uterus X-ray is used to view the area of the body where a patient is experiencing pain, swelling, or other abnormalities that require an internal view of the organs. The X-ray can help a physician find a cause for the problems occurring.
X-rays can be used to diagnose a disease, monitor the progression of the disease, determine a treatment plan, and see the effect of a treatment plan.
Physicians use X-rays to locate foreign objects within the body and to guide them in setting broken bones.
A hysterosalpingogram is used to find problems in the uterus.
The X-ray can show abnormal shapes or structures.
A uterus X-ray can detect injury, polyps, fibroids, or adhesions.
The X-ray may help find the cause of painful menstrual periods or repeated miscarriages.
ABOVE: X-ray of a pelvis with ureteral stent.
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