X-ray Mastoids LAT Obl & Townes View

What is an X-ray Mastoids Lateral Oblique & Townes View Test?

The mastoid is a bone in the skull right behind the ear. An X-ray mastoid LAT Obl & Townes View Test is used to see it. This bone has air-filled spaces and cells that help the ear drain and clean itself.

Why is it done? 

  • To identify infection of the mastoid air passages (mastoiditis).
  • To identify ear infections and cholesteatoma (abnormal skin growth in the middle ear behind the eardrum)
  • To check for mastoid fractures
  • To diagnose any suspected tumor in the vicinity of the mastoid bone.

What is the procedure for the mastoids (LAT/Oblique/Townes 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 Mastoids LAT, Obl & Townes View Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Mastoids LAT Obl & Townes View Test in Delhi starts at INR 1050.



Test Type X-ray Mastoids LAT Obl & Townes View
  • 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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