X-ray Left Heel Lat

What is an X-ray Heel/Calcaneus (Left) (LAT View) Test?

If you have significant heel pain, your doctor may perform a Calcaneus X-ray to determine the reason. The lateral view of the calcaneus is part of the two-view calcaneus series. It is used to evaluate the talocalcaneal, talonavicular, talocrural, and calcaneus joints. During the scanning technique, a radiation beam is transmitted through the heel, and all available pictures are shown on the screen.

Why is it done? 

  • For diagnosing acute and monitoring heel bone (calcaneum) fractures.
  • To diagnose infections, osteoporosis, deformities, or abnormal bone development.

What is the Procedure for the Heel/Calcaneus (Left) (LAT View) 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 Left Heel LAT Views Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Heel/Calcaneus (Left) (LAT View) Test in Delhi starts at INR 350.

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Test Type X-ray Left Heel Lat
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Preparation
  • 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.
Reporting

4-6 hours

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