Paranasal sinus radiography; x-ray - sinuses
There is low radiation exposure. X-rays are monitored and regulated to provide the minimum amount of radiation exposure needed to produce the image. Most experts feel that the risk of most x-rays is smaller than other risks we take every day. Pregnant women and children are more sensitive to the risks of x-rays.
A CT scan of the sinuses is often preferred over a sinus x-ray, because it shows more detail.
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