myelogram


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my·e·lo·gram

 (mī′ə-lə-grăm′)
n.
An x-ray of the spinal cord after injection of air or a radiopaque substance into the subarachnoid space.

my′e·log′ra·phy (-lŏg′rə-fē) n.

myelogram

(maɪˈɛləˌɡræm)
n
(Medicine) an X-ray of the spinal cord, after injection with a radio-opaque medium
ˌmyeˈlography n

my•e•lo•gram

(ˈmaɪ ə ləˌgræm)

n.
an x-ray photograph of the spinal cord, following administration of a radiopaque substance.
[1935–40]
my`e•log′ra•phy (-ˈlɒg rə fi) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myelogram - X-ray film of the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots and subarachnoid space
roentgenogram, X-ray photograph, X-ray picture, X ray, X-ray - a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
Translations

my·e·lo·gram

vt. mielograma, radiografía de la médula usando un medio de contraste.

myelogram

n mielografía (estudio)
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A computed tomography (CT) myelogram typically shows compression of the thecal sac with or without a block (Rigamonti et al.
5th DCA 1999), the court held that a cause of action for medical malpractice accrued and the limitations period began to run when the patient visited his physician complaining of left shoulder pain and mentioning that he was paralyzed waist down from a myelogram.
Scott Schlesinger, Nurse Cross's treating neurosurgeon, interpreted a pre-surgical myelogram and CT scan as revealing a left L4-5 disc herniation with nerve-root compression and an osteophyte and spondylosis at the L5-S1 level.
Brown underwent a CT myelogram, in which dye is injected into the spinal column to check for nerve damage, at USC Medical Center on Wednesday to determine if there was any further damage.
1990) (concluding that the myelogram dye metrizamide is unavoidably unsafe); Tansy v.
A myelogram can show pressure on the spinal cord or nerves from herniated disks, bone spurs, or tumors.
3)A planned readmission was on that (1) occurred within 30 days after hospitalization, involving an arteriogram, a myelogram, or an endoscopy; and (2) involved treatment for the same problem associated with the index episode.
Although one might expect a history of recent myelogram to be readily available from patients presenting with headache, the authors' experience is that such details occasionally may not be immediately available when the myelogram has been performed at another medical facility.
If a myelogram is performed, a high-grade block may be present that can cover several continuous segments of the spinal cord.
The stallion was found to be suffering from a spinal-cord compression due to arthritic changes in the vertebrae after a myelogram was performed on him on Sunday.
One reason the diagnosis is missed is that the initial diagnostic test (the bone scan, CT scan, myelogram, or MRI) is misread by the radiologist or nuclear medicine specialist.
The following tests were performed: barium swallow, barium meal, barium enema, hexabrix swallow, gastrografin meal, voiding cystourethrogram, fistulogram, myelogram, nephrostomy and loopogram.