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Hi Who can help me with X rays?


Can someone look at the x rays and see if there is something wrong with the images?
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Radiographs should ideally be interpreted only on high-resolution monitors by a board-certified radiologist. In addition, having access to clinical history as well as relevant prior exams is helpful.

You have uploaded links to 5 images, which appear to be both obliques, lateral, lateral w/ flexion, and lateral w/ extension. Oblique is a fancy medical term for angled. Lateral is fancy medical term for from the side. Usually there is also a frontal view obtained as part of the cervical spine series, which was either not obtained and/or uploaded.

Overall your radiographs are unremarkable, fancy medical term for nothing acute. The vertebral bodies are normal in height and alignment, although there is loss of normal curvature (which may be due to patient positioning and/or spasm). There is no evidence of neural foraminal encroachment. The prevertebral soft tissues are within normal limits.

The "flexion" view does not really show much flexion, however. It is unclear if this was due to limited range of motion, patient positioning, or if you reuploaded the lateral neutral position twice by accident.

Please note that X-rays are only a screening test to rule out obvious findings. If symptoms persist, consider MRI and/or CT cervical spine without contrast.
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