Forearm radiograp...
Forearm radiograph centred at the mid shaft of the radius, great for demonstrating the entirety of the forearm yet not ideal for the wrist or the elbow as seen by the beam divergence

- “ These diagrams demonstrate the impact of the divergent beam on peripheral anatomy. It is occasionally proposed that two forearm projections can be...”

Used in the following article:

  • Forearm (lateral view) - “ Forearm lateral view is a standard projection to assess radius and ulna. Patient position patient is seated alongside the table elbow is flexed...”

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