What Does Arthritis Look Like On X Ray?

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Definition

This test is an x-ray of a knee, shoulder, hip, wrist, ankle, or other joint.


Alternative Names

X-ray - joint; Arthrography; Arthrogram


How the test is performed

The test is done in a hospital radiology department or in the health care provider's office. The x-ray technologist will help you position the joint to be x-rayed on the table. Once in place, pictures are taken. The joint may be repositioned for different views.


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