Radiology Teaching Files > Case 8120797

Contributed by: Fritsch & Thompson, Radiologist, Diagnostic Radiology of Houston, Texas, USA.

Fig. 1: AP projection of shoulder with external (left image) and internal (right image) rotation. Compare appearance of glenoid fossa to the Grashey position in fig. 2

Fig. 2: Grashey view taken with patient in posterior oblique position with scapular spine parallel to film plane, creating true AP projection of shoulder. Compare more tangential appearance of the glenoid in this view with the typical AP shoulder (fig 1)
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Case Number: 8120797Last Updated: 02-15-2007
Anatomy: Skeletal System   Pathology: Normal/Variants
Modality: Conventional RadiographAccess Level: Readable by all users
Keywords: shoulder; grashey

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