What is Discography

What exactly is Discography? Our medical encyclopedia can get you started in your journey to learn more about this procedure. Continue your research by choosing one of the procedure sections to the left.

Discography Definition


Alternate Names for Discography:
Discogram
Diskogram
Diskography for detecting a herniated disk

Definition

Diskography is an imaging test. It involves injecting a contrast material into a disk in the spine and taking an x-ray . An x-ray is a test that uses radiation to take a picture of structures inside the body. The contrast material helps the disk appear more clearly on the x-ray.


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Reasons For
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Discography Complications
Complications
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Discography Details
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Discography Results
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