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adv pos bone age etc

advanced positioning bone age, survery and lengths

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How is skeletal maturation determined? appearance, size and differentiation of various ossification centers
A bone age study consists of what radiograph? a PA left hand and wrist
Differences in skeletal maturation can be attributed to what? genetics, nutrition, race
Bone age studies for children aged 1-2 years are taken how? AP left knee
Why are bone surveys done? to evaluate the extent of bone cancer due to metastasis
What site is the most common for skeletal metastases? vertebral column
What projections are usually routine for a bone survey? AP/lat skull, AP/lat C, T and L-spine, AP pelvis, Femur, tib-fib, PA CXR
Orthoroentgenography bone length study
If both limbs are to be radiographed during a bone length study, what must be done? separate the ankles 5-6 inches
Where should the ruler be placed for a single limb leg length study? under the limb
What tube angle is used on each leg length projection? perpendicular
Created by: annaluz87