Injury, mid foot non traumatic pain, fracture, dislocation, foreign body, effusion
The patient is supine or seated on the xray table with the affected limb fully extended.
Cassette should be placed under the ankle.
Flex the ankle and foot enough to place the long axis of foot in the vertical position.
Size: 10”x12” Orientation: Portrait
The central beam is perpendicular through the ankle joint at a point midway between the malleoli.
Exposure Exposure factors:
Collimate to the lateral skin margins, superiorly to the distal third of tibia fibula and inferiorly to the proximal aspect of metatarsals.