X-Ray


X-rays are useful in the diagnosing disease of the skeletal system as well as for detecting some disease processes in soft tissue. Some notable examples are the very common chest X-ray, which can be used to identify lung diseases such as pneumonia, lung cancer or pulmonary edema, and the abdominal X-ray, which can detect an intestinal obstruction.

X-rays may also be used to detect gallstones or kidney stones.

Visit Radiology for more information.

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