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X-ray of the femur

X-ray of the femur

X-ray of the femur: An x-ray of the femur uses harmless radiowaves and a strong magnetic field to create a three-dimensional interior view of the upper leg bone; fluid and soft tissue will show up on the x-ray picture as shades of gray, while bones are white and air is black.

X-ray of the femur: Other Names

Other names for X-ray of the femur include:

  • Leg x-ray
  • Thigh-bone x-ray
  • X-ray of the thigh bone
  • Femur x-ray
  • X-ray of the leg

Symptoms Associated with X-ray of the femur

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with X-ray of the femur:

  • Upper leg pain
  • Thigh bone pain
  • Swelling of the upper leg

Diseases Associated with X-ray of the femur

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with X-ray of the femur:

  • Broken femur
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Foreign object
  • Mass or lump in the upper leg
  • Infection in the upper leg
  • Inflammation in the upper leg

Basic Information: X-ray of the femur

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'X-ray of the femur' may be involved.

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