An extremity x-ray is an image of the hands, wrist, feet, or all of these areas. The term "extremity" often refers to a human hand or foot.
X-rays are a form of radiation that passo into the body to form an image on film. Structures that are dense (such as bone) will appear white. Air will be black, and other structures will be shades of gray.
The test is performed in a hospital radiology department or in the health care provider's...Read more
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