EXERCISE 2: WHAT STRUCTURE IS THIS?
Exercise 2 Objective: Teach the user to recognize radiographic anatomy on the normal radiographs of the routine evaluation of the cervical spine shoulder.
Exercise type: 2: What Structure is This?
Instruction: User will look at the highlighted structure and identify it from a list of five possibilities.
View: Anteroposterior External Rotation
Question Rationale: The medial portion of the humeral head is superimposed on the glenoid fossa, but the fossa itself and the glenohumeral joint space is well demonstrated.
Question Rationale: The anatomic neck is identified just distal to the radiodense ridge of the inferior portion of the humeral head.
Question Rationale: The greater tuberosity is visible as a prominence on the lateral aspect of the proximal humerus.
Question Rationale: The spine of the scapula is seen as a radiodense, horizontally oriented expanse.