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Skull Positioning


What projections are done for the mandible? PA, PA Axial, Axiolateral oblique bilateral
In the PA mandible, what is the position of the patient? Patient is prone or upright
The ___ and ___ are perpendicular to the IR in the PA mandible. OML, MSP
Where does the CR exit in the PA mandible? exits the acanthion
Mandibular body and rami, medial or lateral displacement of the fragments in fractures of the rami are demonstrated in what view of the mandible? PA
CR is angled 20-25 degrees cephalad and exits the acanthion is the description of the central ray in what view of the mandible? PA Axial
Patient position for PA Axial. Patient is prone or upright, OML is perpendicular, MSP perpendicular
What is demonstrated in the PA Axial mandible? Mandibular body and rami symmetric, condylar processes, entire mandible
In what view do we see the entire mandible (mentum to condyle) and no overlap of the mandibular body by the opposite side of the mandible? Axiolateral Oblique
Describe the patients position for the Axiolateral Oblique of the mandible. The patient is semi-prone or supine or upright. Adjust head so that the broad surface of the mandibular body is parallel to the plane of the IR
Created by: sr4095