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What joint problems can an arthrogram x-ray detect?

Arthrography may be useful in diagnosing a number of conditions including rotator cuff tear, abnormalities in the cartilage of a joint, and adhesive cartilitis (frozen joint). Unlike a plain radiograph (x-ray), an arthrogram demonstrates the interior anatomy of the joint.

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