X-ray Mastoid Lat/Oblique - Test, Procedure & Cost

X-ray Mastoid Lat/Oblique

X-ray Mastoid Lat/Oblique

What is an X-ray Mastoid (Right) (Lateral Oblique View) Test?

An X-Ray of the right Mastoid, LAT-Obl test is used to view the mastoid, a skull bone situated directly behind the ear. This bone is composed of air-filled cavities and cells that aid in ear drainage and cleansing.

The physician ordered this test to diagnose any suspected abnormal growth (tumor) in the mastoid bone area and detect infection in the mastoid air spaces.

Why is it done? 

  • For diagnosing mastoid infection (mastoiditis).
  • To identify ear infections and cholesteatoma (abnormal skin growth in the middle ear behind the eardrum).
  • To check for mastoid fractures.
  • For diagnosing a mastoid bone tumor.

What is the mastoid (right) (lateral oblique view) radiograph test procedure?

The X-ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • No preparation is needed. You should wear loose-fitting clothing.
  • Notify your technician if you are pregnant, as radiation may harm the baby if not disclosed.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Mastoid (Right) (LAT Obl View) Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Mastoid (Right) (LAT Obl View) Test in Delhi starts at INR 700.

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DETAILS

Test Type X-ray Mastoid Lat/Oblique
Includes
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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