arthrogram


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arthrogram

 
1. a radiographic record after introduction of opaque contrast material into a joint.
2. a nuclear medicine study used to detect the loosening of a prosthetic device.

ar·thro·gram

(ar'thrō-gram),
Imaging of a joint following the introduction of a contrast agent into the joint capsule to enhance visualization of the intraarticular structures.
[arthro- + G. gramma, a writing]

arthrogram

An X-ray image obtained by arthrography, see there.

ar·thro·gram

(ahr'thrō-gram)
Radiograph of a joint; usually implies the introduction of a contrast agent into the joint capsule.
[arthro- + G. gramma, a writing]

Arthrogram

A test done by injecting dye into the shoulder joint and then taking x-rays. Areas where the dye leaks out indicate a tear in the tendons.
Mentioned in: Rotator Cuff Injury
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The distal excised pelvic limbs of 10 normal ostriches of different ages (ranging from 10 to 365 days of age) obtained from an abattoir were radiographed, and 2 arthrograms were performed.
The MRI exams were not reported as MR arthrograms; therefore it is assumed that they were performed without intra-articular contrast.
When AC joint cysts were first described by Craig in 1976, arthrogram was the test of choice.
B, Axial magnetic resonance arthrogram demonstrating torn acetabular labrum (white arrow) with anterior subluxation of the humeral head (black arrow).
FIGURE 1B: Coronal fat saturated PD SPAIR MR arthrogram shows bucket handle tear of superior Labrum (arrow): SLAP 3.
As I write this I still have not heard the results of the arthrogram and I am praying that it is something that can be fixed quickly.
Edmonds said he orders an MRI with an arthrogram, because evaluation of the labrum inside the hip requires an intra-articular injection by the radiologist.
Magnetic resonance (MRI) arthrogram revealed a tumor, 2.5 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm in dimension (anterior-posterior x transverse x craniocaudal) and of intermediate to low signal focus within the inferomedial aspect of the right hip joint.
In the cases of projectile fragmentation, a "lead arthrogram" has been described, in which solubilized lead disperses in the synovial fluid and lines the capsule when observed radiographically.
Magnetic resonance arthrogram revealed a small, undisplaced, anterior labral tear.