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A lumbar myelogram procedure typically takes between 30 to 60 minutes, according to Mount Sinai Hospital. Doctors often order a CT scan after myelogram procedures to view the spread of the contrast dye, and this takes an... More »

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A lumbar CT myelogram is a test that is done to find a tumor, infection or spinal problem such as a herniated disk, according to WebMD. A contrast dye is put into the fluid-filled space between the bones in the spine, al... More »

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The main difference between a CT scan and a myelogram is that a CT scan is non-invasive, while a myelogram involves the insertion of a needle into the spinal canal, as explained by Johns Hopkins Medicine. In some cases, ... More »

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A lumbar CT myelogram is a test that is done to find a tumor, infection or spinal problem such as a herniated disk, according to WebMD. A contrast dye is put into the fluid-filled space between the bones in the spine, al... More »

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