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humerus comp

TOF for a humerus projection 1 ½” above the humeral head
Positioning for an AP humerus abduct and supinate the hand placing the epicondyles parallel to the IR
Positioning for a lateral humerus internally rotate and flex elbow 90 degrees, placing the epicondyles perpendicular to the IR
What should be seen on an AP humerus radiograph? elbow and shoulder joints, humeral head and greater tubercle in profile, outline of lesser tubercle, maximum visibility of epicondyles
What should be seen on a lateral humerus radiograph? elbow and shoulder joints, lesser tubercle in profile, greater tubercle over humeral head, superimposed epicondyles, elbow joint closed.
Scapulohumeral joint type ball and socket
What forms the scapulohumeral joint? the glenoid fossa and humeral head
Acromioclavicular joint type synovial gliding
Proximal radioulnar joint type pivot
Humeroulnar joint type hinge
Humeroradial joint type hinge
What makes up the humeroulnar joint? the trochlea of the humerus and trochlear notch of the ulna
What makes up the humeroradial joint? the capitulum of the humerus and the radial head
Visualization of which fat pad indicates trauma? posterior
Joint effusion accumulation of fluid in the joint
Created by: annaluz87