Anteroposterior Ankle View

Anteroposterior Ankle:
Patient standing, film vertical in orthoposer slot, foot perpendicular to film with the posterior aspect of the foot against the film
Central ray is directed 900 at the middle point of the ankle, 60 cm from the film
for nonweightbearing view, patient is supine, ankle at 90 degrees, with heel resting on x-ray film – central beam is aimed vertically at the centre of the ankle

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