X-ray Lumbar Spine AP/LAT - Test, Procedure & Cost

X-ray Lumbar Spine AP/LAT

X-ray Lumbar Spine AP/LAT

What is an X-ray LS Spine AP Lateral View Test?

An LS spine (lumbosacral spine) X-ray is a safe and painless way to see the lower back area made up of five lumbar vertebrae (L1 to L5) and the sacrum (a triangular bone at the end of the spine).

Why is it Done? 

  • To find the reason for long-lasting lower back discomfort.
  • To Check for spinal fractures (vertebrae)
  • Diagnose suspected malignancies (abnormal growth), arthritis, osteoporosis (bone thinning), or spine infections
  • To detect potential disc issues such as spondylolisthesis (vertebral dislocation or sliding) or disc degeneration.
  • To examine for anomalies in the spine's curvature, such as lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, or birth deformities.

What is the Procedure for the LS Spine AP Lateral View Radiograph Test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

Before the X-ray, you might be asked to go to the bathroom and empty your bladder. You should wear loose-fitting clothing.

The pregnant individual should avoid this test as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of LS Spine AP Lateral View Radiology Test in Delhi

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the LS Spine AP Lateral View Test in Delhi starts at INR 700.

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DETAILS

Test Type X-ray Lumbar Spine AP/LAT
Includes

X-ray Lumbar Spine SP AP/Lateral (X-Ray)

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

Test Price: ₹ 700
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