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pmi positioning

posit. lower extremity basics

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a foot series is comprised of what? AP, AP axial, AP oblique, lateral
CR entry AP axial foot 10 degrees posterior to base of 3rd metatarsal
CR entry for foot projections perp. to base of third metatarsal
typical ankle projections AP, AP oblique
CR entry for ankle perp. to ankle joint
pt position AP oblique ankle for tib-fib pt supine, leg extended plantar surface perp. to IR, 45 degree medial rotation.
pt position AP oblique ankle for mortise pt supine, leg extended plantar surface perp. to IR, 15-20 degree medial rotation of leg and foot.
IR size for ankle 8 X 10
positions for lower leg projections AP, lateral
what is demonstrated on a lower leg radiograph? ankle and knee joints
IR size for lower leg 14 X 17
Created by: annaluz87