X-ray Knee Skyline View

What is an X-ray Knee Skyline View Test?

The skyline or axial view of the patella-femoral joint shows valuable information about its shape and anatomy. It gets a piece of the patella's axial projection (kneecap). It works well for patients who can stay in a semi-reclined (half-lying down) position on the exam table.

Why is it done? 

  • This view is used in trauma and orthopedics to check for patellar fractures or subluxations and patellofemoral joint disease.
  • To identify infections, osteoporosis, bone abnormalities, or abnormal bone development.
  • To diagnose dislocation of the knee.

What is the procedure for the knee (skyline view) radiograph test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • Wear loose-fitting clothing. No preparation is needed.
  • If you are pregnant, notify your technician, as radiation may harm the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Knee Skyline View Radiology Test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Knee Skyline View Test in Delhi starts at INR 350.



Test Type X-ray Knee Skyline View
  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Fasting is not required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription if any
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.

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