X-ray Base of Skull - Test, Procedure & Cost

X-ray Base of Skull

X-ray Base of Skull

What is an X-ray Base Skull Test?

An X-ray of the skull base identifies fractures, birth malformations, infection, foreign substances, pituitary tumors, and metabolic and endocrine diseases that induce skull bone deformities. Skull X-rays can reveal brain calcifications, nasal sinuses, and cancer.

Why is it done? 

  • To diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI), head/skull fractures and dislocation of skull joints must be identified.
  • To detect brain conditions such as congenital brain abnormalities, brain tumors, and otosclerosis (deafness due to inner ear bone overgrowth).
  • To determine otitis media (middle ear infection), loss of calcium from the skull bone, headache, and infection of the skull bones.
  • To examine hearing loss, sinusitis, infection of the mastoid bone, and pain owing to elevated intracranial pressure.

What is the procedure for the base of the skull radiograph test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • If you are pregnant, notify your technician, as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Base of Skull Radiology

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Base of Skull Test in Delhi starts at INR 350.



Test Type X-ray Base of Skull

X-ray Base of Skull (X-ray)

  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Fasting is not required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription if any
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.

4-6 hours

Test Price: ₹ 350
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