Forearm lateral View

Clinical indication:

Fracture of radius and ulnar bone, dislocation, foreign body

Region:

Radius, ulna, carpals, distal humerus

Patient’s Position:

The patient may sit close to the table.

The elbow is flexed 90°

Hand and wrist should be in lateral position.

Cassette:

Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is directed to the mid forearm.

Grid:

No

Respiration:

Not related.

Exposure factors:

55-60kVp 4-5mAs

Collimation:

Collimate anteroposteriorly to the margins of the skin, include elbow joint to the base of first metacarpal.

Forearm lateral View
Forearm lateral View

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