Towne projection

The Towne projection is an fronto-occipital projection with the central ray angle laying 40 degrees cranially in the midline to the  patient. The projection is used to visualize the petrous part of the pyramids, the dorsum sellae and the posterior clinoid processes, which are visible in the shadow of the foramen magnum.

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rID: 24749
System: Head & Neck
Tag: stub, refs, cases
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