Normal Open Mouth View Copy

. . Plain films of the C-spine consist of AP, Lateral, obliques and open mouth view. If C7, T1 is not visualized, you will need to get the swimmer’s view. The open mouth view gives the best view of the odontoid and lateral masses of C1.


Illustration 112 Normal Open Mouth View

. . . To view an abnormal open mouth view of the C-Spine

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