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Radiology Positioning 2

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Section 1

Question Answer
AP Axial Lordotic PositionLumbar curve exaggerated feet 1 ft before IR lean back
Dorsoplantar ProjectionEnters top of foot, exits bottom
Plantardorso ProjectionEnters bottom of foot, exits top
Proximal near beginning
Distalaway from source
cephaladtoward head
caudadtoward feet
Intrawithin
Interbetween
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Section 2

Question Answer
Superficialnearer the skin
Ipsilateralsame side
contralateralopposite side
flexiondecrease angle
extensionincrease angle
Dorsiflexionbackward flexion of wrist or increase angle of foot
Acute flexionused for tangential projection of the carpal bridge
ulnar deviationbend toward the ulnar side
radial deviationbend toward the radial side
Plantar flexionextend ankle joint; pointing toes
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Section 3

Question Answer
Eversionpulling out
Inversionpulling in
lateral rotationturning toward outside
medial rotationturning toward inside
Abductionaway from body
Adductiontoward body
Protractionmovement forward
Retractionmovement backward
Elevationlifting
Depressionletting down
Circumductionto move in a circle
Rotationto turn
tiltslanting
3 Projections for?Joints
2 Projections for?Long bones
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