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Bone densitometry: How to prepare for your DEXA scan

Bone densitometry: How to prepare for your DEXA scan
Abstract

This hand explains bone densitometry (also called a DEXA scab), an exam to assess bone health and fracture risk. It includes how the scan works, how it is done, how to prepare for it, what to expect, and how to get the results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
03/2017
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Hip
Bones
Radiology
Spine
Languages
English
Record ID
3063