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UPPER LIMB RADIOLOGY

UPPER LIMB RADIOLOGY

INTRODUCTIONThe study of anatomy using radiographic films is called radiological anatomy. Radiographs are an essential element in clinical diagnosisX-rays were discovered by Wilhelm Konrad Rontgen, a German physicist, in 1895.

PROPERTIES OF X RAYPenetrating effectPhotographic effectFlourescent effectBiological effect

STANDARD VIEWS OF A RADIOGRAPH Antero posterior view

Postero anterior view

Oblique view

Lateral view

TYPES OF RADIOGRAPHS Plain radiographs

Contrast radiograph

SHOULDER REGION

ELBOW

WRIST AND HAND

DETERMINATION OF AGE