Fracture, joint effusion, dislocation, bone lesions, foreign bodies
Distal humerus, elbow joint space, proximal radius and ulna
The patient may sit close to the table.
The affected arm is fully extended with shoulder and elbow on same horizontal plane.
Supinate the hand and align the forearm to the longitudinal axis of cassette.
Place the elbow in true AP position.
Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait
Central ray is directed to the mid of the elbow, perpendicular to IR.
Collimate to sides of soft tissue borders, include proximal radius and ulna distally and distal humerus proximally.