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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

What structure is this?

A. lesser tuberosity

B. greater tuberosity

C. spine of scapula

D. anatomic neck

E. glenoid fossa

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.

What structure is this?

A. lesser tuberosity

B. greater tuberosity

C. spine of scapula

D. anatomic neck

E. glenoid fossa

Question Rationale: The anatomic neck is identified just distal to the radiodense ridge of the inferior portion of the humeral head.

What structure is this?

A. lesser tuberosity

B. greater tuberosity

C. spine of scapula

D. anatomic neck

E. glenoid fossa

Question Rationale: The greater tuberosity is visible as a prominence on the lateral aspect of the proximal humerus.

What structure is this?

A. lesser tuberosity

B. greater tuberosity

C. spine of scapula

D. anatomic neck

E. glenoid fossa

Question Rationale: The spine of the scapula is seen as a radiodense, horizontally oriented expanse.

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