epidurogram

epidurogram

(ĕp″ĭ-dūr′ō-grăm)
A spinal x-ray examination that uses injected contrast to provide an outline of compressed nerve roots. This study is sometimes used in the evaluation of back pain.
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These differences, which are frequently observed, can be preemptively visualized by an epidurogram that is traced by administering an opaque object.
Caudal epidurals: the accuracy of blind needle placement and the value of a confirmatory epidurogram.
A smaller amount will not provide sufficient contrast for an epidurogram to evaluate for adhesions or distribution of injectate.