myelogram


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myelogram

[′mī·ə·lə‚gram]
(medicine)
Roentgenogram of the spinal cord, made by myelography.
(pathology)
Differential cell study of material extracted from bone marrow.
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Diagnostic performance of MRI and MR myelogram in infants with brachial plexus birth injury.
1999) (holding that nature of patient's injury following cervical myelogram was not of the kind that was immediately apparent as being caused by medical malpractice); King v.
A myelogram can show pressure on the spinal cord or nerves from herniated disks, bone spurs, or tumors.
A myelogram performed about a week before the operation in question confirmed the need for a lumbar laminectomy.
8) J-, PEG, or G-tube placement (7) ERCP (7) Myelogram (5) I&D, debridement (5) Common Diagnoses.
In one case the myelogram showed no definite abnormality but spinal angiography was then performed because of the clinical suspicion that an SDAVM might be present.
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.
A myelogram test, used to assess painful nerve problems, for instance, requires a four-month wait in some Canadian provinces," says the Heritage Foundation's Haislmaier.
In some cases, a full neurological examination may be necessary, including an x-ray of the spinal cord called a myelogram, to see if there may be a ruptured disc or other source of pressure on the cord or nerve roots.
I was on the other weekend, and Sunday evening I was told of an "emergency" study (a myelogram, as it happens).
Reduction of cervical dislocation may result in neurologic deterioration due to retropulsed disc that necessitate urgent Computed Tomography, myelogram or Magnetic Resonance Imaging9-12.