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X-rays

X-rays are similar to light and radio waves, and are used to take pictures of bones, tissues and organs. X-rays are commonly used to check if a bone is broken.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Radiology, Canterbury DHB. Last reviewed February 2020.

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