Appendicular Skeleton


Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle The foot is a structure of the body with numerous joints, bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It is responsible for the coordinated movements of gait and the body’s ability to stand upright(1). The primary bones in…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on ankle radiograph. AP projection The Ankle The ankle joint is usually one of the most injured joints and the most common type of fracture treated by orthopedic surgeons(1). Although the ankle…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on knee MRI. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a radiologic procedure that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to develop detailed image cross-sections of the body, including the knee(…
Radiologists primarily perform shoulder imaging to assess injuries within the shoulder joint. Experts analyze the different imaging techniques to identify better diseases associated with the shoulder, including AC joint osteoarthritis and RC…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on wrist MRI. The wrist consists of multiple joints where the bones of the arm and hand meet to facilitate movement(1). Research showed that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the wrist helps…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on wrist CT. Computed tomography (CT) scans of the wrist have been used to assess fusion procedures, foreign bodies, masses, and carpal fractures(1). A study suggested that CT scans allow the…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on elbow radiographs. Elbow Radiograph - AP projection Elbow Radiograph - Lateral projection
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on foot radiograph. Foot X-ray AP Foot X-ray oblique What Is Foot Radiograph? A foot radiograph or X-ray is a diagnostic imaging test that uses radiation to produce an image of the foot’s bones…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on forearm x-ray. AP Projection. Lateral projection. This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on the forearm x-ray. An X-ray uses radiation to take black and white images of the…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on hand radiography. Hand radiography - AP projection
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on hip radiograph. Hip radiography, AP view. Hip radiography, “frog leg” lateral view. Hip radiography (or hip X-ray) uses a small amount of radiation to produce images of the hip joints, which…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on knee radiograph. Knee Radiograph - AP Knee Radiograph - Lateral What Is a Knee Radiograph? Knee radiographs (X-rays) are used to evaluate fractures and degenerative disorders associated with…
Radiologists perform ankle imaging to assess injuries of the foot and ankle anatomy. Experts analyze the different imaging techniques to identify better diseases associated with the foot and ankle, including diabetic foot ulcers and abnormal growths…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on elbow MRI. MRI Examination of the Elbow Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the procedures used in examining the joints(1). Common elbow afflictions are associated with sports injuries(…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on hip MRI. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) utilizes magnet and radio waves to produce diagnostic images that allow a doctor to visualize the hips. This medical imaging method can detect stress…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on thigh MRI. Thigh Magnetic Resonance Imaging The thigh has some of the body’s largest muscles. Thigh muscles are responsible for allowing normal gait and proper lower extremity function(1). The…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on pelvis radiograph. Radiographs or X-rays are one of the many diagnostic imaging modalities used to diagnose and evaluate pelvic disorders. In particular, X-rays are a basic tool for studying…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on thumb radiograph. The thumb, unlike other fingers, has only two phalanges: the proximal phalanx and the distal phalanx. The metacarpal connects the proximal phalanx of the thumb to the carpal…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on MR arthrography of the shoulder. The Shoulder The shoulder connects the upper arms to the torso(1). The shoulder joint is the most flexible joint in the human body. Three bones, ligaments…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on shoulder X-ray. Shoulder X-ray, AP projection Shoulder X-ray: lateral view Experts agree that imaging assessment of shoulder disorders must begin with radiographs. Radiologists have developed…
This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on wrist radiographs.

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