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.
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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]
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arthrogram

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