Neck x-ray

Alternative Names

X-ray – neck; Cervical spine x-ray; Lateral neck x-ray

Definition of Neck x-ray

A neck is an imaging test to look at cervical vertebrae, the seven bones in the neck area.


Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/8/2009

Skeletal spine
Vertebra, cervical (neck)
Cervical vertebrae

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