Shoulder, Clavicle, Scapula, AC Joints Positioning

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In this quiz on human anatomy, we’ll be focusing in on the shoulder, clavicle, scapula AC joints and their respective positions in the body. How much do you know about the way your body operates? Let’s take a look!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the AP axternal projection of the shoulder, the epicondylar plane is____to the film surface
    • A. 

      Perpendicular

    • B. 

      45 degrees

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      90 degrees

  • 2. 
    In the AP internal projection of the shoulder the greater tuberosity is:
    • A. 

      Superimposed over the humerus

    • B. 

      In profile

    • C. 

      Oblique

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    On the AP semi-axial projection of the clavicle the central ray is directed
    • A. 

      Perpendicular

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      15-20 degrees caudal

    • D. 

      15-20 cephalic

  • 4. 
    The part to film reference for the AP shoulder projection is:
    • A. 

      Acromion process to center of film

    • B. 

      Corocoid process to center of film

    • C. 

      Epicondyles to center of film

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Whihc of the following views will best demonstrate the greater tuberosity of the humerus?
    • A. 

      Internal rotation

    • B. 

      External rotation

    • C. 

      Transthoracic lateral

    • D. 

      Transaxillary

  • 6. 
    Which of the following projection would be used if there was an obvious fracture of the upper humerus?
    • A. 

      Internal rotaion

    • B. 

      External rotation

    • C. 

      Transaxillary

    • D. 

      Transthoracic lateral

  • 7. 
    How must the patient's arm be positioned for a good AP projection of the scapula?
    • A. 

      Adducted

    • B. 

      Abducted

    • C. 

      Internally rotated

    • D. 

      Externally rotated

  • 8. 
    In the AP external rotation projection of the shoulder, the epicondylar plane is _____to the film surface
    • A. 

      Perpendicular

    • B. 

      45 degrees

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The transthoracic projection of the proximal humerus is also known as the _______position
    • A. 

      Jacobi

    • B. 

      Transaxillary

    • C. 

      Scobey

    • D. 

      Lawrence

  • 10. 
    For the transaxillary view of the shoulder the projection is:
    • A. 

      Superior-inferior

    • B. 

      Medial-lateral

    • C. 

      Lateral-medial

    • D. 

      Inferior-superior

  • 11. 
    In the lateral projection of the scapula the part to film reference is _____to the center of the film.
    • A. 

      Corocoid process

    • B. 

      Acromion process

    • C. 

      Mid-vertebral border

    • D. 

      Crest of ileum

  • 12. 
    For the best recorded detail, which of the following projections of the clavicle would be used?
    • A. 

      A.P

    • B. 

      PA

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Oblique

  • 13. 
    On the AP projection of the scapula the breathing technique would be:
    • A. 

      Suspended respiration

    • B. 

      Suspended inspiration

    • C. 

      Suspended expiration

    • D. 

      Normal breathing

  • 14. 
    In the posterior anterior projection of the clavicle the direction of the central ray is:
    • A. 

      Oblique

    • B. 

      Caudal

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Perpendicular

  • 15. 
    In the anterior posterior axial projection of the clavicle gthe degree of the angle wuold____with thinner patients.
    • A. 

      Decrease

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Remain the same

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The focal film distance for the acromion-clavicular joints is:
    • A. 

      40 inches

    • B. 

      36 inches

    • C. 

      72 inches

    • D. 

      6 inches

  • 17. 
    The breathing technique for the lateral scapula would be
    • A. 

      Suspended inspiration

    • B. 

      Suspended expiration

    • C. 

      Suspended respiration

    • D. 

      Shallow breathing

  • 18. 
    In the radiographic procedure of the acromic-clavicular joints the patient must be in the ___Position.
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Decub.

    • D. 

      Erect

  • 19. 
    In the trans-axillary projection of the shoulder, the central ray travels in an ______direction
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Cuadal

    • C. 

      Axial

    • D. 

      Inferior-superior

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