Visualizing Other Causes of Back Pain

UCSF Radiologist Dr Dillon: Understanding how CT Scanners can help pin point other causes of lower back pain for a more precise diagnosis.

CT allows opportunity to visualize other causes of pain at time of injection. Integration of history, physical examination and imaging is a very powerful tool. Doctors would see the patient, examine the patient, scan the patient, and sometimes even put BB on where the patient’s pain.


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