Lower Limb Comp Monday
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- (10 × 12 inches),
Digital systems—60 to 70 kV range
Place patient in the lateral recumbent position, affected side down; provide a pillow for patient’s head; flex knee of affected limb about 45°; place opposite leg behind injured limb to prevent over-rotation
- perpendicular to IR,
- directed to medial malleolus
Collimate to include distal tibia and fibula to midmetatarsal area
- • Distal one-third of tibia and fibula with the distal fibula superimposed by the distal tibia, talus, and calcaneus appear in lateral profile.
- • Tuberosity of fifth metatarsal, navicular, and cuboid also are visualized
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