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X – Ray Finger AP & LAT Right SIde

Overview Brief

X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side are two types of x-rays that are done to get a view of the palm, fingers and supporting structures.

What is X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side?

One of the most common reasons to take an X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side is to determine if there is a fracture.

  • It helps us detect if there is any tissue damage in the fingers[1].
  • An X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side are common x-rays requested by the emergency departments for accident cases.
  • It gives a view of the various small bones that form the fingers.
  • Erosions, foreign body implantations, arthritis, dislocations are a few other things that can be seen in these views.

 X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side are the two most common views taken of the palm and fingers.

How is X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side performed?

In an X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side, there are two separate views: the AP or anteroposterior view and the Lateral view.

  • In both cases, you will be asked to sit sideways at the end of a table with your arm placed on it, bent at the elbow.
  • The upper arm, elbow and the forearm are basically resting on the table[2].
  • For an AP view, the palm is placed on the table and your fingers need to be slightly separated.
  • In a lateral view, twist your wrist in a way that the finger is placed as close to the receptor as possible.

In both views of X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side, the central ray is perpendicular to the image receptor.

Side effects/risks of X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side

There are no side effects when an X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side is taken.

Preparation before performing X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side

There are no specific preparatory measures needed to be taken before an X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side.

Post-care after X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side

There are no specific post-care measures needed to be taken after an X-Ray finger AP and LAT right side.

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