This X-ray creates three images of the bones that form the sacroiliac joints.
An X-ray of the sacroiliac joints uses a small dose of radiation to create three images of the bones that form the sacroiliac joints. The sacroiliac joints are the part of the body where the part of the spine called the sacrum connects to the pelvic bones. The technician will take the X-rays from different angles, including the:
Your healthcare provider may order X-rays of your sacroiliac joint to evaluate:
Tell the technician if you are, or could be, pregnant. The exposure from a single X-ray has not been associated with harmful effects to an unborn baby, but precautions should be taken.
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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