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Atlas of Knee MRI Anatomy

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(1).  Medical images from an MRI allow medical professionals to distinguish body tissues, including the meniscus (shock absorbers in …

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MRI of the Hip: Detailed Anatomy

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 fractures or bone bruises that a regular X-ray usually misses. According to a study, MRI is the …

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Hand radiography

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on hand radiography. Hand radiography – AP projection

Forearm X-ray

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on forearm x-ray. AP Projection. Lateral projection.

Foot X-ray

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 and soft tissues(1). An X-ray image shows darker shades for the muscles and soft …

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Elbow Radiograph

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on elbow radiographs. Elbow Radiograph – AP projection Elbow Radiograph – Lateral projection

Knee radiograph

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 the knee joints, such as arthritis(1). During knee X-rays, the knee can be examined in an anterior-posterior view (front …

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Hip Radiography

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 attach the legs to the pelvis. A radiographic examination is the most basic and critical method …

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CT Scan of the Wrist

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 imaging of the wrist bones during motion(2). This procedure is essential in the diagnosis of vital carpal …

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Pelvis Radiograph

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on pelvis radiograph.

Ankle radiograph

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 is often referred to as a single joint, it consists of the true ankle joint and …

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MRI of the Ankle: Detailed Anatomy

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on ankle MRI. 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 in the foot and ankle(1). How Does Ankle MRI …

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MRI of the Elbow: Detailed Anatomy

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(2). Joint disorders and injuries, such as fractures, sprains, arthritis, dislocation, and bursitis (bone cushion disorder), are diagnosed using …

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Shoulder MR Arthrography Anatomy

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, tendons, and several different muscles meet in the shoulder(2). How they are connected allows individuals to …

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Wrist Radiographs

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on wrist radiographs.

Anatomy of the Ankle and Foot

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on ankle CT. 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 the foot are …

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Shoulder X-Ray

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 several radiographic examinations to best show the areas affected by specific clinical disorders(1). Grashey View This projection is a true anterior-posterior (AP) …

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Atlas of Shoulder MRI Anatomy

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on shoulder MRI. 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 tendinosis(1). How Does Shoulder MRI Work? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests involve large …

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Radiograph of the thumb

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 bones, through the trapeze. The metacarpophalangeal joint connects the metacarpal bone to the proximal phalanx. The interphalangeal …

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Atlas of Wrist MRI Anatomy

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 influence clinicians’ diagnoses and management plans(2). MRI is a non-invasive imaging technology that produces detailed images …

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