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Hand/Finger-position

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Which cassette should be used for a routine wrist/hand x-ray? 3 (8x10) slow speed, extremity cassette
Which carpal bones are located in the distal row? Trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, hamate
Which carpal bones are in the proximal row? Scaphoid, lunate,triquetrium,pisiform
What is the joint located at the knuckle called? Metacarpal phalangeal joint
What are the joint between the distal phalange and middle phalange of digits 2-5 called? Distal interphalangeal joint - DIP
What is the joint located between the middle phalange and the proximal phalange of digits 2-5 called? Proximal interohalangeal joint - PIP
A single bone in the hand is called a?... Phalanx
What I the joint located between the distal phalanx and the proximal phalanx of the first digit called? Interphalangeal joint
What joint is located at the base of the metacarpal of digit #1? Carpal metacarpal joint
Which carpal is located adjacent to the radial styloid process? Scaphoid
Why would you use a lateral projection (superimposed) of the hand? Possible Foreign body
Why would you use a fan lateral projection (ulna/radius superimposed) of the hand? Possible fracture
For PA projection of hand, where should the CR be positioned? 3rd Metacarpophalangeal joint
For an oblique projection of the hand, where should the CR be positioned?
Created by: Eleenieves