Injury, fracture, dislocation, foreign body, effusion
Patient is in recumbent position of affected side until the malleoli are superimposed vertically and tibia is parallel to the cassette.
Size: 10”x12” Orientation: Portrait
The central beam is perpendicular to the axis of the tibia.
Include the distal third of tibia and fibula and calcaneus and proximal metatarsal and also include the anterior and posterior skin margins.