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Chest x-ray

Chest x-ray

Chest x-ray: A chest x-ray is a routine radiographic method for evaluating the heart, lungs, bony thorax, mediastinum, and large blood vessels (e.g. aorta).

Chest x-ray: Broader Types

Other broader types of medical diagnostic tests related to Chest x-ray include:

Symptoms Associated with Chest x-ray

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Chest x-ray:

Diseases Associated with Chest x-ray

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Chest x-ray:

Descriptions of Chest x-ray

Chest x-ray: An x-ray of the structures inside the chest. An x-ray is a type of high-energy radiation that can go through the body and onto film, making pictures of areas inside the chest, which can be used to diagnose disease.
Source: National Institute of Health

Chest x-ray: X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
Source: Diseases Database

Basic Information: Chest x-ray

Disease or Condition count: 37; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Chest x-ray' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Chest x-ray as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Chest x-ray' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:


  • Achalasia ... chest x-ray
  • Acute Bronchitis ... chest x-ray
  • Atrial flutter ... chest x-ray


  • Bladder Cancer ... chest x-ray
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... chest x-rays


  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease ... chest x-rays
  • Collapsed lung ... chest x-ray
  • Congenital heart defects ... chest x-rays
  • Cystic Fibrosis ... chest x-rays


  • Dilated cardiomyopathy ... chest x ray


  • Endometrial Cancer ... chest x-rays
  • Esophageal atresia ... chest x-rays


  • Heart failure ... chest x ray
  • Histoplasmosis ... chest x-ray
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ... chest x ray


  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis ... chest x-ray


  • Kidney Cancer ... Chest x-rays


  • Leukemia ... Chest x-rays
  • Lung cancer ... chest x-ray
  • Lung conditions ... chest x-ray
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ... chest x-ray


  • Melanoma ... chest x-rays


  • Oral cancer ... chest x-rays


  • Pericarditis ... chest x-ray
  • Pleural effusion ... chest x-rays
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... chest x-rays
  • Pneumonia ... chest x-rays
  • Pneumothorax ... chest x-ray
  • Pulmonary edema ... chest x-ray
  • Pulmonary embolism ... chest x-ray


  • Sarcoidosis ... chest x-ray
  • SARS ... chest x-rays
  • Silicosis ... chest X-rays
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... Chest x ray


  • Tuberculosis ... chest x-ray


  • Uterine Cancer ... chest x-rays


  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... chest x-rays

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