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•____ views (“Ideally an IR and ER A/P
view”)–Shows humeral head, proximal 3rd of humeral shaft, lateral 2/3 of clavicle, AC jt, and upper and lateral portions of scapula
•___________ A/P view–2 radiographs are taken, one holding a weight and one not holding a weight to stress AC joint
- AC jt Upright A/P view
Other Shoulder Views:
______ Axillary View :shows relationship of humeral head and glenoid.
Scapular ___ View: used to look for "fractures or dislocations of proximal humerus and scapula.
- Scapular axillary views
- Scapular Y view
_____ recommended for acute and subacute shoulder pain.
-if initial radiographs are normal
-and if rotator cuff pathology, instability or labral tears are suspected
____ recommended if MRI not available
___ recommended for evaluation of soft tissue pathology
Elbow and forearm Views ;
____: shows distal humerus and proximal radius and ulna in anatomical position
_____: shows elbow flexed 90d, clearly shows olecranon process, anterior portion of radial head and humeroradial joint.
____ elbow views (IR or ER): used to see specific areas of interest and minmize superimposition.
Wrist and Hand views:
____ view: structures best shown are the phalanges, metacarpals, carpals, and all joints of the hand.
____ view: demonstrates the phalanges, metacarpals, carpals, and all joints of the hand.
____ view: demonstrates superimposed proximal metacarpals, distal radius and ulna.
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