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- “ 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,...”

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

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