Skull fracture, trauma
Cranial vault, maxilla
The patient is supine of upright straight depending on the case; in trauma cases the preferable position should be supine.
The back side of patient’s head is against the cassette
Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait
Central ray is directed to glabella and parallel to the radiographic baseline (OML)
Collimate laterally to all the skin margins, superiorly to include the skull and inferiorly to include maxilla.