This is a test that uses X-rays to create detailed images of the bones and discs in your lower back (lumbar spine).
A CT scan of the lower back (lumbar spine) is a test that uses X-rays to create detailed images of the bones and discs in your lower back.
Here are some things you should know before having a CT scan:
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my health care provider before having this test?
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