Ulnar collateral ligament sprain

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Thumb trauma - 4 wks back. C/o pain.

Patient Data

Age: about 35-40 yrs.
Gender: Male

Radiograph was not available.

Ulnar collateral ligament on symptomatic side: hypoechoic, thicker without loss of continuity.

Ulnar collateral ligament on asymptomatic side: fibrillar echopattern, normal thickenss.

Stress view of bilateral metacarpo-phalangeal joints: no joint opening.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest ulnar collateral ligament sprain involving thumb.

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Case information

rID: 37462
Published: 9th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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