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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...

Distal biceps brachii anatomy and the added value of musculoskeletal ultrasound

The distal biceps brachii tendon (DBBT) is hyperechogenic and ovoid; it has two main components corresponding to the continuation of the short (SH) and long...

Measuring heel fat pad thickness in patients with plantar fasciitis

According to Belhan et al. (2019) heel pain in plantar fasciitis (PF) is related to the thickness of the heel fat pad thickness (THFP) and loss of...

Calcific tendinopathy: a summary from recent literature

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Calcific tendinopathy is a common disorder related to the deposition of calcium hydroxyapatite crystals within the tendons which...

Using ultrasound, fluid and a needle to dissect the median nerve

Nerve hydrodissection is a technique used when treating peripheral nerve entrapments. It involves using an anesthetic or solution such as saline to separate...

Using musculoskeletal ultrasound in the diagnosis of metatarsal fractures

According to Ebrahimi et al. (2019), musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) has high sensitivity, high specificity, a negative predictive value of about 100%,...

Using dynamic musculoskeletal sonography to assess the cubital tunnel for an ulnar nerve instability

Cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS) is the second most common compressive neuropathy in the upper extremity. The use of physical examination alone has been shown...

Musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostic and interventional purposes in Quervain’s disease

The first wrist compartment, formed by the tendons of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis, is sometimes dived into two chambers due to...

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