Harris projection

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The Harris projection (also called the penetrated axial projection) is a special radiographic view that is used for assessment of talocalcaneal coalition.


The patient stands on the cassette and the x-ray beam is angled between 35 and 45 degrees. 

Radiographic features

The talocalcaneal joint is exposed with the posterior facet laterally and the sustentacular facet medially.

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rID: 23664
Tag: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Harris view
  • Penetrated axial projection
  • Penetrated axial view

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