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Radiographic Examinations of the Sesamoid Bones

1. LEWIS METHOD 2. HOLLY METHOD 3. CAUSTON METHOD LEWIS METHOD • Patient in prone position • Dorsiflex the foot so that plantar surface of foot forms about 15°-20° angle from vertical • Dorsiflex the 1st digit (great toe) & rest on cassette to maintain position • Ball...
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Body Habitus Used in Radiographic Imaging

Body habitus refers to the body’s physical appearance, it is also referred to as  Body built Sthenic ü  athletic build ü  average ü  similar to hypersthenic but modified by elongation of abdomen and thorax ü  50% of population   Hypersthenic ü  body is large and heavy ü  bony...
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