The patient and part position for a mortise ankle is:
a. Patient supine with leg fully extended; ankle joint centered to the film; plantar
surface perpendicular to film; foot and leg rotated internally 15 to 20 degrees
with the intermalliolar line parallel to the film.
b. Patient supine or seated, sole of foot in contact with film holder, part centered.
Patient laterally recumbent with affected side down; knee flexed about 45
degrees and centered to film.
d. Mid-malleoli to the center of the film.
The CR for a lateral ankle is:
a. Perpendicular to film, directed to lateral malleolus.
b. Perpendicular to film, directed, to medial malleolus.
Perpendicular to film, centered inch distal to medial malleolus.
d. Centered between the malleolli.
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