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Ap View

AP view is the anterioposterior view of the organ in which the X-ray is taken from front to back. Whereas in PA view, the X-ray is taken from back to front. In AP view, the back of the patient is faced towards the X-ray plate, and the X-rays are passed from the front surface.

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What could the speckled cloudy areas on each side of my skull X-ray be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have attached an AP view of X-ray of my skull. On each side of my skull from the rear canals down are speckled cloudy areas. Do you know what can cause this?  Read Full »

Dr. Chitrangada Jitendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The speckled cloudy areas on each side are your mastoid air cells that are filled with air and hence give such an appearance which is normal. However, I observe haziness involving your fronta...  Read Full »

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