e-Anatomy

Anatomy of the lower extremity in standard radiology

e-Anatomy

Authors

Antoine Micheau , Denis Hoa

Published on

Wednesday 12 April 2017

Section

Limbs

Anatomical parts

This radio-anatomy module of the lower limb presents 24 conventional radiographs with captions of 192 anatomical structures.
It is intended particularly for radiologists, electroradiology students, emergency physicians, orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists, but may be used as a daily or a teaching aid for any practitioner, physician or student involved in the musculoskeletal pathology of the lower limb.

 

Standard radios of the lower limb

 

24 of the X-ray plates most commonly used in musculoskeletal radiology were selected, covering the entirety of pelvis, thighs, legs and feet:

 

  • Lower limbs in entire frontal view
Full-length anterior-posterior weight-bearing view of the leg
Full-length anterior-posterior weight-bearing view of the leg

 

  • Front view of pelvic girdle
  • Hip frontal and profile views

 

Anatomy of the lower limb in standard radiology: Hip, Hip joint, Head of femur
Anatomy of the lower limb in standard radiology: Hip

 

  • Front view of pelvic girdle
  • Hip frontal and profile views

 

Knee joint - Radiography (Lateral view) :Patella, Medial condyle, Lateral condyle
Knee joint - Radiography (Lateral view)

 

  •  Entire leg from front view and profile

 

Leg - Radiograph: Tibia, Fibula
Leg - Radiograph

 

  • Ankle frontal and profile views

 

Ankle - : Ankle joint, Medial malleolus,Trochlea of talus
Ankle -

 

  • Foot in entirety front view and profile
  • Calcaneus in profile view and in tangential impact

 

Talus - Calcaneus (-Lateral view) :Neck of talus, Sustentaculum tali; Talar shelf, Tarsal sinus, Fibular trochlea; Peroneal trochlea; Peroneal tubercle
Talus - Calcaneus (-Lateral view)

 

  • Forefoot front view and ¾

 

Foot - Toes : (Navicular, Medial cuneiform, Cuboid, Metatarsals, Phalanges
Foot - Toes :

 

  • Toes and metatarsals from front and ¾

 

Standard radiograph visualisation of anatomical structures of lower limb

 

  • The anatomical structures tab permits you to choose to display the bones (pelvis, femur, tibia, fibula, patella, foot bones) and the different joints (hip joint, femorotibial joint, ankle joints and foot...) on different radio graphical plates
  • The anatomical structures have been captioned using the nomenclature from the Terminologia Anatomica, with translations into English, French, Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Czech and Spanish.

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