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What causes cloudy cervical spine x-ray?

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Dr. Sudhir Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 27 Oct 2015 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: what can cause my cervical xray to be cloudy
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Improper exposure of radiation.

Detailed Answer:

Hi
Thanks for your query

I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar

I have gone through your query and understand your concern.
Following are general causes of cloudy cervical spine X Ray.
1. It may be due to improper exposure of radiation which leads to this x ray.
2. It may be due to any inflammation of tissues including infection and abcess.
3. Many tumours may cause cloudiness.
You haven't uploaded cervical spine x ray. I can serve you better if you upload it.

Hope your query get answered. If you have any clarification then I will be happy to help you.

Wishing you a good health.
Take care.

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