Category: Radiographic Positioning Guide

Radiographic positioning guide.

Radiography of the Leg and Knee: An Overview of Anatomy and Pathology


Leg and knee radiography
Radiography of the leg and knee

Radiography of the lower extremity is performed to identify injuries (fractures), inflammation (osteoarthritis), weakening of bones (osteoporosis), and other conditions that may be causing pain, swelling, or inability to bear weight on the limb. Learn about the anatomy of the leg and knee joint and the pathology that can affect these parts of the body. Read about radiographic positioning of the leg and knee for the Radiologic Technologist (X-Ray Tech).

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