Chap 4 and 5- adult skull and face
Where does one aim the x-ray beam when acquiring a lateral skull radiograph?
Approximately 4 cm above the external auditory meatus.
How can you tell which mandibular ramus is left or right?
If you know which side of the patient's head is against the image detector, the less magnified ramus is the one closer to the detector.
Myleodysplastic syndrome. Skeletal survey.