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A to Z of neurological topics

In this section we feature information on a number of tests, treatments and conditions, with links for more information either within this website or on external sites where possible. If you can't find what you're looking for, you may wish to speak with one of our Helpline team who may be able to answer your questions. Send an email to helpline@brainandspine.org.uk or call free on 0808 808 1000.

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    X-ray

     

    An X-ray is a type of imaging that uses radiation to produce an image of the inside of the body. X-rays typically show the bony structures within the body, but can also be used to take images of other parts of the body by injecting them with special dyes for example.