skull x-ray


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skull x-ray

radiographic imaging of the bones of the skull, the nasal sinuses, and cerebral calcifications. Skull x-rays have largely been replaced by computed tomography scanning of the brain.
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At hospital I had a skull X-ray and in the morning underwent a scan, which was worrying.
Medical experts have taken us from the basic skull X-ray to the MRI Scan, which is currently the best form of detection of abnormalities.
But whereas once we relied on a skull X-ray, now we have extremely accurate scans that can spot a haematoma when it's still quite small.
I'll pay for a full neurological examination, including a scan and a skull X-ray.