Ankle lateral view is part of a three view ankle series; this projection is used to assess the distal tibia and fibula, talus, navicular, cuboid, the base of the 5 th metatarsal and calcaneus. Article: Patient position.
The anatomy of the foot is incredibly complex. This introduction to the anatomy of the foot and ankle will be very general and highlight the most relevant structures. The ankle joint or tibiotalar joint is formed where the top of the talus (the uppermost bone in the foot) and the tibia (shin bone) and fibula meet.
The lateral foot projection is part of the three view series examining the phalanges, metatarsals and tarsal bones that make up the foot. This view additionally examines the talocrural joint.Foot Ankle Lateralview Diagram Image Diagram - Chart - diagrams and charts with labels. This diagram depicts Foot Ankle Lateralview Diagram Image