Skull AP view

Clinical indication:

Skull fracture, trauma

Region:

Cranial vault, maxilla

Patient’s Position:

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

Cassette:

Size: 10’’x12’’ Orientation: Portrait

FFD/SID:

100cm

Central ray:

Central ray is directed to glabella and parallel to the radiographic baseline (OML)

Grid:

Yes

Respiration:

Not related

Exposure factors:

75kVp 8-10mAs

Collimation:

Collimate laterally to all the skin margins, superiorly to include the skull and inferiorly to include maxilla.

Skull AP view

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