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Overview

X – Ray is a commonly used non invasive radiological procedure to visualize internal organs, tissues, and bones of the body. X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. represents the views that need to be taken for the right foot X – ray imaging.

What is X – Ray Right Foot AP and Obl.?

Generally, X – ray of the right foot will require anteroposterior (AP) and oblique (Obl.) views to accurately pinpoint anomalies in the right foot. The most common indications for X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. are:
● Fractures.
● Injury to the right foot.
● Joint disease (arthritis).
● Pain in the right foot while walking.
The findings on X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. are dependant on further management.

How is  X – Ray Right Foot AP and Obl. performed?

To obtain X – Ray Right foot AP view:

  • You will be asked to lie down on the table.
  • The X – ray machine is positioned to take images of your right foot.
  • The right leg is bent so that the right foot can be firmly placed on the detector plate.

To obtain X – Ray Right foot oblique view:

  • The right foot will be rotated in such a way such that the inner side view of the foot rests on the plate

The  X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views provide clues to the final diagnosis.

Side effects/risks of X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views

The amount of X – ray used in X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views are minimal. So, there are no side-effects as such. However, even a minimal amount of X – ray can harm a developing fetus; inform your doctor if you are pregnant.

Preparation before performing X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views

No specific preparation is required for X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views The technician will see if you are comfortable enough for the procedure.

Post-care after X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views

X – Ray Right foot AP and Obl. views are an outpatient procedure that is completed within a few minutes.

If you experience pain in your right foot, download the mfine app and consult an orthopedist online.

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