Calcaneus AP view/ axial view

Clinical indication:

Fractures, lesions

Region:

Calcaneus bone

Patient’s Position:

The patient is seated on the xray table with the affected leg is rotated medially until both at malleoli are equidistant from the film.

The ankle is dorsiflexed. The position maintained by bandage strap.

Cassette:

Size: 8’’x10” Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

The central beam is directed to the midpoint of IR at a cephalic angle of 40° to the long axis of the foot. The central ray entered to the base of the 3rd metatarsal.

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

60-65kVp 10mAs

Collimation:

Include calcaneus bone.

Calcaneus AP view/ axial view

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