Upper limb radiography

Andrew Murphy and Dr Aditya Shetty et al.

Upper limb radiography is the radiological investigation of the shoulder girdle, humerus, ulna, radius, carpals and metacarpals of the hand. It is often utilized in the context of trauma to rule out fractures and dislocations. 

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rID: 29802
Section: Radiography
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  • Figure 1: AP shoulder view
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  • Figure 2: lateral shoulder view
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  • AP Humerus (Left)
    Figure 4: AP humerus view
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  • Lateral Humerus (...
    Figure 5: lateral humerus view
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  • Figure 3: AP clavicle view
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  • Figure 8: AP forearm
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  • Figure 9: lateral forearm
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  • Figure 6: AP elbow
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  • Figure 7: lateral elbow
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  • Left Hand Lateral
    Figure 13: lateral hand
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  • Figure 10: PA wrist
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  • Figure 12: PA hand
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  • Figure 11: lateral wrist
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  • Figure 14: PA fingers
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  • Figure 15: lateral finger
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