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EXERCISE 2: WHAT STRUCTURE IS THIS?

Exercise 2 Objective: Teach the user to recognize radiographic anatomy correctly on the normal radiographs of the routine evaluation of the cervical spine knee.

Exercise type: 2: What Structure is This?

Instruction: User will look at the highlighted structure and identify it from a list of five possibilities. Remember, as per viewing convention, the patient is facing you in anatomic position. The patient’s left side is on your right-hand side.

View: Anteroposterior Knee

What structure is this?

A. shaft of tibia.

B. shaft of fibula

C. patella

D. lateral intercondylar tubercle

E. medial intercondylar tubercle

Question Rationale: The shaft is superior to the level of the condyles.

What structure is this?

A. shaft of tibia.

B. shaft of fibula

C. patella

D. lateral intercondylar tubercle

E. medial intercondylar tubercle

Question Rationale: The tibial spine is composed of two small prominences: the intercondylar tubercles.

What structure is this?

A. shaft of tibia.

B. shaft of fibula

C. patella

D. lateral intercondylar tubercle

E. medial intercondylar tubercle

Question Rationale: The shaft begins distal to the fibular neck.

What structure is this?

A. shaft of tibia.

B. shaft of fibula

C. patella

D. lateral intercondylar tubercle

E. medial intercondylar tubercle

Question Rationale: The tibial spine is composed of two small prominences: the intercondylar tubercles.

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