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1

What forms the dark region over the vertebral bodies in an A-P X-ray of the neck/upper thorax?

tracheal air shadow

2

What forms the intense white region on the pedicle-vertebral body junction in a lateral cervical X-ray?

posterior tubercle of the transverse process

3

What forms the “eye”on the vertebral bodies in an A-P thoracic X-ray?

pedicle

4

What forms the dark spots of variable size in an A-P pelvic X-ray?

gas in the intestine

5

What forms the “front leg” of the scotty dog in an oblique Lumbar X-ray?

the inferior articular process

6

On lateral X-ray, what is the dark line between the lamina and spinous process called?

the spino-laminar junction

7

What forms the “neck” of the scotty dog in an oblique Lumbar X-ray?

the pars interarticularis

8

What forms the U shaped feature on the vertebral body in a lateral cervical X-ray?

transverse process

9

What partially occludes the intervertebral foramen in a lateral thoracic X-ray?

ribs

10

What forms the “body” of the scotty dog in an oblique Lumbar X-ray?

the lamina

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