Skull PA view

Case contributed by Matt A. Morgan
Diagnosis not applicable

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 39Y
Gender: Male
x-ray

Normal skull PA view (nonangled). 

Diagram

Diagram of the skull PA view. Modified image from Gray's anatomy via Wikimedia Commons. The original image can be seen at (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AGray188_no_text_bw.png)

Case Discussion

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

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