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Osteoarthritis tests
Osteoarthritis

Tests could include:

  • A joint X-ray takes images of your joints. It is used to detect joint problems. X-rays use small amounts of radiation to take pictures of bones, organs, and other structures. A joint X-ray can detect fractures, tumors, or other conditions. X-rays ...
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  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
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  • Arthroscopy is a medical procedure used to diagnose and treat problems with your large joints, such as the knees or shoulders. After making a small incision, your doctor can access the inside of your joint using tiny tubes and cameras. This proced...
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  • The sedimentation rate test measures inflammation in the body. It is also called the sed rate or the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test.
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  • An X-ray of your skeleton, or all the bones in your body, is known as a skeleton X-ray. Learn about the procedure and why it's used.
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  • An extremity X-ray is an X-ray image taken of your extremities (your arms, legs, hands, wrists, feet, ankles, shoulders, knees, or hips). An X-ray is a form of radiation that passes through your body and exposes a piece of film, forming an image o...
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  • A kidney, ureter, and bladder (KUB) study is an X-ray procedure that assesses the organs of the urinary system and gastrointestinal system.
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  • The rotator cuff is a common spot for injuries. The most common are tears, strains, tendinitis, and bursitis.
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  • A gastric emptying scan, or gastric emptying study or test, is an exam that uses nuclear medicine to determine how quickly food leaves the stomach.
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  • An X-ray is a common imaging test that can help your doctor view the inside of your body. Learn what it involves.
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