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Skull

Introduction

  • AP, lateral, OM, OM 30 degrees.

A. Alignment

B. Bones

  • Fracture: linear, asymmetrical, no well-defined sclerotic margins.
  • Suture line: anatomical position, branching/zig-zag, well-defined sclerotic margins.

S. Soft tissue

  • Notes soft tissue swelling, which could indicate haematoma. This in turn highlights the ROI to look for occult fractures.


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REFERENCES

1. Goodman, L. and Felson, B. (2015). Felson's principles of chest roentgenology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, Saunders.
2. Dähnert W. Radiology Review Manual. LWW. (2011) ISBN:1609139437. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
3. Elizabeth Puddy, Catherine Hill; Interpretation of the chest radiograph, Continuing Education in Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain, Volume 7, Issue 3, 1 June 2007, Pages 71–75, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjaceaccp/mkm014

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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