What is a Myelogram?Under the guidance of fluoroscopy, the Radiologist will inject a special contrast material directly into the spinal canal. After the injection is completed images of the contrast filled spine will be obtained.
A myelogram provides a very detailed image of the spinal canal.
The myelogram test may be performed along with other tests such as a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT).
Types of Myelogram:
Reasons for Performing a Myelogram Scan Includes:
●Tearing away or injury of spinal nerve roots
●Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane
●Spinal lesions caused by disease or trauma
There may be other reasons that your physician request a Myelogram.