Chest X-Ray (cont.)
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Diseases and Conditions Diagnosed with Chest X-ray Test
Many diseases or conditions may be detected or diagnosed based on a chest X-ray test. A chest X-ray test can also be very helpful in ruling out suspected diagnoses. Some of the common conditions that can be evaluated by a chest X-ray tests are:
Interpreting a Chest X-ray Test
Chest X-ray tests are most frequently interpreted by a radiologist (doctor specialized in radiology). Other doctors who often review and interpret the results of chest X-ray tests include:
Generally, doctors use the information from a chest X-ray together with medical history, physical examination, and other clinical data to help to make a clinical decision.
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