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RADIOGRAPH-LATERAL WRIST

Anatomy-Upper Limb

RADIOGRAPH-LATERAL WRIST

1. Remember that you do not see the first row of bones - scaphoid + trapezium, but the second row - lunate + capitate.
2. The lunate appears as a moon shaped bone.
3. Important to detect SCAPHO-LUNATE DISLOCATION.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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