X-ray of the foot
- Medial oblique
In suspected osteoarthritis or deformities: Weight-bearing.
- Further information: Wikiradiography: Protocol - foot
In acute pain, look at least at:
- Contours for any fractures (if found, see X-ray of foot fractures)
- Any misalignments, mainly luxations.
In long-term pain, look at least at:
- Joints for any arthritis. In elderly, look particularly for osteoarthritis (if found, see X-ray of osteoarthritis).
- Any deformities, at least in weight-bearing images (otherwise unreliable), and at least of the big toe (potentially see X-ray of bunion), as well as the foot valve in lateral images (potentially see X-ray of flat feet or X-ray of pes cavus)
- The calcaneus for any spurs (potentially see X-ray of calcaneal spurs)
- Metatarsals and arches
- Big toe
- Other toes
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