Flashcards in Radiology Quiz Deck (10):
What forms the dark region over the vertebral bodies in an A-P X-ray of the neck/upper thorax?
tracheal air shadow
What forms the intense white region on the pedicle-vertebral body junction in a lateral cervical X-ray?
posterior tubercle of the transverse process
What forms the “eye” on the vertebral bodies in an A-P thoracic X-ray?
What forms the dark spots of variable size in an A-P pelvic X-ray?
gas in the intestine
What forms the “front leg” of the Scotty dog in an oblique lumbar X-ray?
the inferior articular process
On lateral X-ray, what is the dark line between the lamina and spinous process called?
the spino-laminar junction
What forms the “neck” of the scotty dog in an oblique lumbar X-ray?
the pars interarticularis
What forms the U shaped feature on the vertebral body in a lateral cervical X-ray?
What partially occludes the intervertebral foramen in a lateral thoracic X-ray?