Caldwell projection

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Cald·well pro·jec·tion

inclined PA radiographic projection devised to permit visualization of orbital structures unobstructed by the petrous ridges.
Synonym(s): Caldwell view
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Radiographic examination, including a Caldwell view of the frontal sinus, revealed the presence of a cystic mass in the middle to lateral portion of the sinus, which appeared to be consistent with a mucocele (figure, A).
IN HIS INTRODUCTORY ESSAY TO THIS SELECTION of Caldwell's letters, Robert McDonald acknowledges candidly that Caldwell viewed his letter writing neither as a literary art nor as a means of introspection or self-revelation.