A skeletal survey is a series of X-rays of all the bones in the body. The standard set of X-rays for a skeletal survey includes X-rays of
- Entire spine
- Both humeri
- Both femora
- Bilateral Hands and Feet
A skeltal survey is used to detect bony changes or lesions affecting the skeleton. It is very useful in cases of multiple myeloma and metabolic disorders of bone like hyperthyroidism etc.