Friday, June 5, 2015

2185. Pharyngeal X-rays



Pharynx

1. Recumbent lateral. The lateral view is most informative to locate foreign bodies. The dog lies on the side with forelegs retracted. Head and neck in lalteral position, in mild extension.Larynx shoulbe be clear of the mandible.

2. Upright lateral. Dog in upright position using the horizontal beam. Reduced time without producing too much contrast. This view to show the natural relationship between the epiglottis and the soft palate.



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