Axial images at l...
T2 fat sat
Axial images at level of distal ulna ( listers tubercle level of radius) shows fluid surrounding the ECU tendon with well defined intrasubstance tendinous splitting suggesting longitudinal tear in concert with mild tenosynovitis at the ulnar styloid fibro-osseous canal. The ECU subsheath is diffusely edematous , mildy fragmented, showing similar but milder involvement of the extensor retinaculum with interposed freefluid.
Modality: MRI (T2 fat sat)

- “ The extensor carpi ulnaris tendon (ECU) originates as two heads which attach to the lateral epicondyle and the middle third of the posterior ulna....”

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  • Extensor carpi ulnaris - “ Extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) is a muscle of the superficial layer of the posterior compartment of the forearm. It is separated from the extensor d...”

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