X-ray Lumbar Lateral

What is an X-ray Lumbar Spine Lateral View Test?

The lumbar spine includes vertebrae, discs, and muscles. The lateral perspective is patient-side. It identifies persistent back pain, diseases, infections, slipped discs, tumors, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis. It helps analyze birth defect-related aberrant spine curvature.

Why is it done? 

  • To find the reason for long-lasting lower back discomfort.
  • Check for spinal fractures (vertebrae)
  • To diagnose spine tumors, arthritis, osteoporosis, or infections.
  • To detect possible disc issues such as spondylolisthesis 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 Lumbar Spine 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. Wear loose-fitting clothing. 
  • If you are pregnant, notify your technician, as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Lumbar Spine LAT. View Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Lumbar Spine Lateral View Test in Delhi starts at INR 350.



Test Type X-ray Lumbar Lateral
  • 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

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