| A/P Foot View
|Oblique Foot View
Position:Supine with knee flexed and internally rotated so that the plantar surface of the foot rest on the cassette at a 30° angle.
Beam directed perpendicular to the 3rd metatarsal base.
|Lateral Foot View (mediolateral)
Position:lateral with affected side down; foot resting on cassette and ankle at 90°.
Beam directed perpendicular to base of 3rd metatarsal.
Position: erect; sole of foot flat on cassette.
Beam directed 45° toward the midline of the heel.
(Harris RI, JBJS 1948:30Br:624)
Position: ankle in maximum plantar flexion and foot pronated(internally rotated) 15°
Beam directed 75° angle from horizontal plane in the A/P plane (15° cephalad)
(Canale, JBJS 60A:143;1978).
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