X-ray Parotid

What is an X-ray Parotid Test?

The X-ray Parotid Test gives a clear picture of the salivary gland. The test assesses the parotid gland mass, which demonstrates tumor extension, tumor shape, signal characteristics, and the tumor's relationship to the facial nerve.

Why is it done? 

  • Diagnose parotitis, mumps, or salivary stones.
  • To identify calculi or compression-caused salivary duct obstruction.
  • To find a tumor/cyst (extra growth of salivary glands)
  • To diagnose bulimia owing to parotid edema, obstruction, or irritation.

What is the procedure for the parotid 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 a Parotid Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Parotid Test in Delhi starts at INR 700.



Test Type X-ray Parotid
  • 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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