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Xray Procedures

QuestionAnswer
The coronoid process should be visualized in profile in which of the following positions Medial oblique elbow
The term varus refers to turned inward
Graves disease is associated with thyroid overactivity
widening of the intercostal spaces is characteristic if what? emphysema
Which projection of the foot will best demonstrate the longitudinal arch? lateral weight bearing
to best visulaize the lower ribs, the exposure should be made during what breathing motion? on expiration
a frontal view of the sternum is best accomplished in which of the following positions? RAO
How should a chest examination to rule out air fluid levels be obtained on a patient having traumatic injuries? Include a lateral chest exam performed in the dorsal decubitus position.
What is the name of the condition that results in the forward slipping of one vertebra on the one below? Spondylolisthesis
what is an important consideration to avoid excessive metacarpopharlangeal joint overlap in the oblique projection of the hand? oblique no more than 45 degress
What position is required to demonstrate small amounts of air in the peritoneal cavity? lateral decubitus, affected side up
which of the following positions is most likely to place the right kidney parallel to the IR? LPO
the floor of the cranium includes all of the following bones except the occipital bone
What anatomic structure is seen most anteriorly in a lateral projection of the chest? cardiac apex
The tissue that occupies the central cavity within the shaft of a long bone in an adult is yellow marrow
to demonstrate esophageal varices, the patient must be examined in the recumbent position
the condition that results from a persistent fetal foramen ovale is atrial septal defect
which of the following projections of the ankle would best demonstrate the mortise medial oblique 15 to 20 degrees
which of the following fracture classifications describes a small bony fragment pulled from a bony process avulsion fracture
an injury to a structure located on the side opposite that of the primary injury is referred to as contrecoup
In what position can the sesamoid bones of the foot be demonstrated to be free of superimposition with the metatarsals or phalanges? Tangential metatarsals/toes
The junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures is the bregma
What condition is limited specifically to the tibial tuberoisity Osgood-schlatter disease
the long, flat structures that project posteromedially from the pedicles are the laminae
The body habitus characterized by a long and narrow thoracic cavity and low midline stomach and gallbladder is the asthenic
During an air-contrast BE, in what part of the colon is air most likely to be visualized with the body in the AP recumbent position transverse colon
what is recommended to better demonstrate the tarsometatarsal joints in a dorsoplantar projection of the foot? angle the CR 10 degrees posteriorly
the ileocecal valve normally is located in what body region? right iliac
A type of cancerous bone tumor occurring in children and young adults and arising from bone marrow is Ewing sarcoma
an intrathecal injection is associated with what exam? myelogram
Created by: jfwoodard