myelography

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Radiography of the spinal cord and associated nerves after intrathecal injection of a radiopaque, water-soluble contrast medium. This technique has limited use, owing to computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

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Radiography of the spinal cord and associated nerves after intrathecal injection of a radiopaque, water-soluble contrast medium. This technique has limited use, owing to computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

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