Calcaneus lateral view

Clinical indication:

Fractures, lesion, trauma, swelling, heel pain

Region:

Calcaneus bone

Patient’s Position:

The patient’s leg is rotated until the medial and lateral malleoli are superimposed vertically.

Cassette:

Size: 8’’x10’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Center 2.5cm distal to the medial and lateral with the vertical central ray perpendicular to the cassette.

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

60-65kVp 10mAs

Collimation:

Collimate to the lateral skin margins, superiorly to the distal third of tibia fibula and inferiorly to the proximal aspect of metatarsals.

Ankle Lateral

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