Lumbar, Thoracic and Cervical Thermography

  • C. Wexler


The appearance of the normal lumbar thermograph, its variations, and its correlation with the myelogram and surgical findings have previously been described in the literature.1,2 A method of routinely screening the lower extremities in conjunction with the lumbar thermographic examination has also been described.


Lumbar Disc Inferior Alveolar Nerve Posterior Shoulder Forced Cool Nerve Irritation 
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  • C. Wexler
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  1. 1.EncinoUSA

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