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Centring Point Questions

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What is the centring point for an AP supine abdomen?1cm below the iliac crests.
What is the centring point for an AP ankle mortice?Midway between the malleoli.
What is the centring point for a lateral ankle?Medial malleolus.
What is the centring point for an axial calcaneum?Base of 5 metatarsal on the plantar aspect of heel.
What is the centring point for an AP (C3-C7) cervical spine?5cm above the jugular notch.
What is the centring point for a lateral cervical spine?2.5cm below and behind the angle of the mandible.
What is the centring point for an AP (C1-C2) open mouth cervical spine?To the centre of the open mouth.
What is the centring point for a DP hand?Head of the 3rd metacarpal.
What is the centring point for a DP oblique hand?Head of the 3rd metacarpal.
What is the centring point for a lateral hand?Head of the 2nd metacarpal.
What is the centring point for a PA wrist?Midway between the radial and ulnar styloid processes.
What is the centring point for a lateral wrist?Radial styloid process.
What are the five scaphoid views?1. PA with ulnar deviation. 2. Anterior oblique. 3. Lateral. 4. Posterior oblique. 5. Elongated scaphoid.
What is the centring point for a PA scaphoid with ulnar deviation?Midway between the radial and ulnar styloid processes.
What is the centring point for an anterior oblique scaphoid with ulnar deviation?Midway between the radial and ulnar styloid processes.
What is the centring point and angulation for an elongated scaphoid?The scaphoid at 30 degrees.
What is the centring point for an AP elbow?2.5cm distal to the midway point between the medial and lateral epicondyles of the humerus.
What is the centring point for a lateral elbow?Lateral epicondyle of the humerus.
What is the centring point for an AP forearm?Midway between the elbow and wrist.
What is the centring point for a lateral forearm?Midway between the elbow and the wrist.
What is the centring point for an AP humerus?Midway between the shoulder and elbow.
What is the centring point for a lateral humerus?Midway between the shoulder and the elbow.
What is the centring point for a finger?Proximal interphalangeal of the affected finger.
What is the centring point for a DP foot?Cuboid-navicular joint, midway between navicular tuberosity and tuberosity of the 5th metatarsal.
What is the centring point for a DP oblique foot?Cuboid navicular joint.
What is the centring point for a DP toe?Metatarsophalangeal joint of affected toe.
What is the centring point for an oblique toe?Metatarsophalangeal joint of affected toe.
What is the centring point for a lateral hallux view?First metatarsophalangeal joint.
What is the centring point for an AP tibia and fibula?Midway between the ankle and knee.
What is the centring point for a lateral tibia and fibula?Midway between the ankle and knee.
What is the centring point for a an AP knee?2.5cm below apex of patella.
What is the centring point for an axial elbow?2.5cm distal to the olecranon process.
What is the centring point of a skyline patella?Apex of patella.
What is the centring point of a lateral calcaneum?Immediately distal to the medial malleolus.
What is the centring point of an OF 20 projection?The occiput to exit the nasion.
What is the centring point of an AP pelvis?5cm above symphysis pubis.
What is the centring point for AP both hips?2.5cm above symphysis pubis.
What is the centring point for an AP single hip?2.5cm above symphysis pubis.
What is the centring point for a horizontal beam lateral?Skin fold of the groin.
What is the centring point for a lateral cervical spine?2.5cm below and behind the angle of the mandible.
What is the centring point for an AP cervical spine?5cm above sternal notch.
What is the centring point for an AP cervical spine (1-3)?Lower border of incisors.
What is the centring point for an AP thoracic spine?Midway between the sternal notch and the xiphoid process.
What is the centring point for a lateral thoracic spine?5 cm anterior to the spinous process of T6.
What is the centring point for an AP lumbar spine?At the level of the lower costal margin.
What is the centring point for a lateral lumbar spine?7.5cm anterior to the spinous process of L3.
What is the centring point for an AP femur?Between the two femoral condyles, midway between the knee and hip.
What is the centring point and angulation for a PA sacrum?Posterior superior iliac spine (PSIS), with 5-15 degree caudal angulation.
What is the centring point for a lateral sacrum?Midway between the PSIS and the coccygeal junction.
What is the centring point for a PA mandible?In the midline at the angles of the mandible.
What is the centring point and angulation for a lateral oblique mandible?5cm inferior to the angle of the mandible with 30 degree cranial angulation.
What is the centring point for a clavicle?Midway between both ends of the clavicle.
What is the centring point for an AP shoulder?Coracoid process of the scapula.
What is the centring point for an axial shoulder?Proximal end of the humerus.
What is the centring point for a 'Y' view lateral shoulder?Medial border of the scapula.
What is the centring point for an OM 30 projection?Through the occiput to exit anterior nasal spine.
What is the centring point for an OM projection?Through the occiput to exit the nasion.
What is the centring point for a lateral skull?5cm superior to the external auditory meatus.
What is the centring point for a lateral sinus projection?2.5cm posterior to the outer canthus of the eye.
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