X-Ray Craniovertebral (CV) Junction-Lateral - Test, Procedure & Cost

X-ray C V Junction-Lateral

X-ray C V Junction-Lateral

What is an X-ray C V Junction-Lateral Test?

C1-C2 X-rays visualize the upper cervical spine, particularly the C1 and C2 vertebrae and the surrounding soft tissues (skin and muscles). Cervical vertebral pain can range from a subtle ache to severe, scorching pain in the neck. C1-C2 pain may remain for a brief period or become chronic.

The physician suggests using this test to diagnose C1 vertebra (C1 Burst Fracture) and C2 vertebra fractures (C2 Odontoid Fracture).

Why is it done? 

  • To identify a C1 vertebral fracture (C1 burst fracture)
  • To identify a C2 vertebral fracture (C2 Odontoid Fracture).
  • To identify ligament damage surrounding the vertebra.

What is the Procedure for the C V Junction - LAT. Radiograph Test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • Wear loose-fitting clothing. No preparation is needed.
  • If you are pregnant, notify your technician, as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of C V Junction - LAT. Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the C V Junction - Lateral Test in Delhi starts at INR 350.



Test Type X-ray C V Junction-Lateral

X-ray C V Junction-Lateral (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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