Scapular Outlet View     

- See: Radiographic Studies for Impingement Syndrome

- Discussion:
    - used in the impingement patient to evaluate the subacromial space and the supraspinatus outlet from lateral view;

- Technique:
    - position the patient for a scapular lateral view and tip the beam caudally 5 to 10 degrees

The profile view of the acromion.

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Sunday, June 24, 2012 4:27 pm