Skull x-ray

Alternative Names

X-ray – head; X-ray – skull; Skull radiography; Head x-ray

Definition of Skull x-ray

A skull x-ray is a picture of the bones surrounding the brain, including the facial bones, the nose, and the sinuses.

Review

Kevin Sheth, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/22/2010

X-ray
Skull of an adult

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