Figure 4.31 – The corner of the bucky is not placed deep enough into the patients axilla. Compare this picture with Figure 4.19, which demonstrates the correct position of the bucky in the patient’s axilla
Figure 4.32 – The clinical appearance of an image when the corner of the bucky is not positioned deep enough in the patient’s axilla. A narrow muscle shadow is seen along the edge of the film (compare to Figure 4.20).
Figure 4.19 – Include the maximum amount of tissue within the perimeter of the breast on the image.
Figure 4.20 – Clinical image reflecting the inclusion of the maximum amount of tissue within the perimeter of the breast.