X - Ray Skull APView
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What is X - Ray Skull APView?
An X ray of the skull or head is a less invasive test which helps to visualize the skull bones which comprises of facial bones, sinus and nose. The X-ray image is black and white. Dense structures such as the bones, appear white and softer body tissues, such as the skin and muscles appear darker. The actual exposure time to radiation is usually less than a second, although the overall test may take 15-20 minutes.
Why is X - Ray Skull APView done?
- To diagnose the traumatic brain injury (TBI), head/skull fractures and dislocation of skull joints
- To detect brain disorders like congenital brain abnormalities, brain tumour, otosclerosis (deafness due to inner ear bone overgrowth)
- To find out otitis media (middle ear infection), loss of calcium from skull bone, headache, skull bones infection
- To detect hearing loss, sinusitis, mastoid bone infection and pain due to increased intracranial pressure
Vcare was inaugurated on 13th of February, 2013 by the Honorable Mayor of Mumbai - Mr. Sunil Prabhu. Vcare Imaging and Diagnostic center is part of Sawant Life Care Hospital Pvt. Ltd. Vcare Imaging & Diagnostic Centre is an ultramodern Diagnostic and Imaging Medical Centre located in Kandivali, Mumbai. Our Doctors, have special expertise and exhaustive in-depth experience in MRI and CT. They bring a combined experience of more than 20 years of clinical practice.
Overall a very satisfying experience.