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X-ray of the rib

X-ray of the rib

X-ray of the rib: An x-ray of the rib is a radiographic image of a rib or ribs; 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 rib: Other Names

Other names for X-ray of the rib include:

Symptoms Associated with X-ray of the rib

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

Diseases Associated with X-ray of the rib

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

  • Broken rib (see Rib pain)
  • Lung cancer
  • Mass or lump in the chest cavity
  • Foreign object in the chest cavity
  • Inflammation in the chest cavity
  • Infection in the chest cavity

Basic Information: X-ray of the rib

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 rib' may be involved.

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