Waters' position


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Waters' position

Radiology A position used to visualize the faciomaxillary bones and maxillary sinuses and determine maxillary sinus patency; in the WP, the Pt is placed at a 37º angle with the orbito-meatal line, perpendicular to the mid-sagittal plane
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