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JFK Medical Center - Main Campus

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JFK Emergency Room Boynton Beach

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JFK Emergency Room Palm Beach Gardens

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JFK Medical Center - North Campus

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Bone Density Testing

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The DEXA scan is an x-ray scan that uses a small amount of radiation to take pictures of different bones. These pictures are used to measure the density of the bones at the spine, hip, and forearm. It can also take pictures of other bones such as a finger or the heel bone. Measurements of the spine and hip are called central DXA. Those done on the arms or legs are called peripheral DXA. In some cases, your doctor may order a whole body scan.