Grashey view (AP oblique shoulder radiograph)

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Normal AP oblique shoulder radiograph

Normal AP oblique internal rotation view (Grashey view).  It is also known as a "true AP" view since the view is AP to the scapular instead of AP to the patient.

The AP oblique Grashey view is obtained with the patient rotated 35-45 degrees and his or her back (scapular body) up against the imaging detector.

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Case information

rID: 35616
Published: 14th Apr 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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