Annotated image
Systems: Musculoskeletal
Sections: Signs
Tags: stub
Modality: Annotated image

- “ On oblique views, the posterior elements form the figure of a Scottie dog with the transverse process being the nose, the pedicle forming the eye,...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Scotty dog sign (spine) - “ The scotty dog sign refers to the normal appearance of the lumbar spine when seen on oblique radiographic projection. On oblique views, the poster...”
  • Lumbar spine (oblique view) - “ The lumbar spine oblique view is used to visualise the articular facets and pars interarticularis of the lumbar spine.  Patient position the rad...”

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