Foot Xray Anatomy
Foot x ray anatomy in this image you will find distal phalanges interphalangeal joint proximal phalanges metatarso phalangeal joints sesamoid bones metatarsals intermediate phalanges in it.
Foot xray anatomy. A basic review should start with ap and lateral views including the entire foot and ankle. This article relates mainly to the traumatic injuries to the foot. Dp and oblique views. This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on foot radiograph.
Fractures and dislocations of the forefoot metatarsals and phalanges are usually straightforward to identify so. Foot x ray ap 1 fibula 2 cuboid 3 5th metatarsal bone 4 tibia 5 talus 6 navicular 7 cuneiform 8 1st metatarsal bone 9 proximal phalanx 10 distal phalanx foot x ray oblique 1 calcaneus 2 cuboid 3 5th metatarsal bone 4 talus 5 navicular 6 cuneiform 7 interphalangeal joint. This is an online quiz called 3 view foot x ray anatomy there is a printable worksheet available for download here so you can take the quiz with pen and paper. 8 1st metatarsal bone.
3 5th metatarsal bone. Summary indicationsfoot trauma with suspicion of bony injuryforeign body examination foot trauma with suspicion of bony injury foreign body examination proceduredp and oblique views of the footnot performed weight bearing in traumadp dorsoplantarlateral views are of. Often a foot x ray is also requested for the investigation of osteomyelitis arthritides or a bone lesion. When checking any post traumatic foot x ray it is crucial to assess alignment of the bones at the.