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Scanning the calcaneofibular ligament: placing the patient’s ankle in dorsiflexion or plantar flexion?

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) of the ankle, which is a non-invasive and radiation-free modality, demonstrates high diagnostic performance in the...

Diagnostic accuracy of dynamic ultrasound imaging in cruciate ligament tears

Breukers et al. (2019) concluded that the excellent negative predictive value (NPV) for complete ACL tears indicates that dynamic musculoskeletal ultrasound...

Sonopathology of the sternoclavicular joint

Osteoarthritis of the sternoclavicular (SC) joint, with capsular thickening, is the most common abnormality affecting the SC joint. Musculoskeletal...

Ultrasound guided joint injections of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) is a promising tool for diagnosis and treatment of gouty arthritis. It is useful to diagnose gout, monitor inflammatory...

Morton’s neuroma: MRI or musculoskeletal ultrasound?

Bignotti et al. (2015) concluded in their meta-analysis that MRI and musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) could be considered equivalent in diagnosing...

Transversus abdominus muscle (TrA) and internal oblique muscle (IO) increase when lung volume decreases

Did you know that the thickness of the transversus abdominus muscle (TrA) and internal oblique muscle (IO) increase when lung volume decreases? This can be...

Top-ten tips for ultrasound guided joint injections

Ultrasound-guided (USG) injections is and will be increasingly used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. All the extremity joints can be identified by...

Musculoskeletal ultrasound of calf injuries

Acute injury to the posterior compartment of the lower extremity can represent a diagnostic challenge. Medial gastrocnemius strain represents the most common...

Musculoskeletal ultrasound of the hip joint, soft tissues and nerves

The hip is a large joint where MRI is widely used; however, musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) is also often used both in children and adults for selected...

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