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.
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.