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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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Anatomy of the Vertebral Column

VERTEBRAL COLUMN It forms the central axis of the skeleton. Is centered in the midsagittal plane of the posterior trunk. FUNCTIONS OF VERTEBRAL COLUMN It encloses and protects the spinal cord. Acts as support for the trunk. It supports the skull superiorly. Attachment of ribs laterally. v   In...
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Fast Facts On Different Skull Shapes

Did you know that human skull has different shapes? For Radiologic Technologists and Radiologists, identifying these differences in the shape of the skull is vital especially during radiographic positioning technique. Below are the most common Skull shapes and their brief description: Mesocephaly – average type of skull Brachycephaly...
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