Skull PA view

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan


Radiograph was obtained for orbital foreign body clearance, pre-MRI.

Patient Data

Age: 39Y
Gender: Male

Normal skull PA view (nonangled). 


Diagram of the skull PA view. Modified image from Gray's anatomy via Wikimedia Commons. The original image can be seen at (

Case Discussion

The skull PA view provides less magnification of the facial bones than the skull AP view.

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Case information

rID: 37164
Published: 28th May 2015
Last edited: 19th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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