Items tagged “musculoskeletal ultrasound”

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Ultrasound of the hip (adult)

There are several approaches to ultrasound examination of the adult hip.  Anterior approach Patient positioning supine with the hip in mild external rotation Planes sagittal oblique plane parallel to the long axis of the femoral neck to assess femoral head and neck and for any joint effusio...
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Infrapatellar bursitis

Infrapatellar bursitis (or clergyman knee) occurs with inflammation of bursae around the insertion of the distal patellar tendon. The inflamed bursa may be: superficial/subcutaneous: anterior to the distal patellar tendon deep: posterior to the distal patellar tendon, in the region of the infr...
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Latissimus dorsi myotendinous junction tear

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 20 Mar 2015
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Traumatic neuroma

Traumatic neuromas may occur from acute or chronic injury to a nerve. Clinical presentation The patient presents with a focal area of pain and tenderness to palpation. There should be a history of injury to the area. Surgery is a common source of traumatic neuromas (e.g. ilioinguinal pain post...
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Joplin neuroma

Joplin neuromas are rare compression traumatic neuromas, involving the proper digital nerve of the great toe (a branch of the medial plantar nerve). Clinical presentation Pain and tenderness at the first digit metatarsophalangeal joint. More common in soccer players and in patients post bunion...
Case

Anconeus epitrochlearis muscle

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Daniel Zimmermann Stefani
Published 09 Jul 2015
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Peroneal intraneural ganglion cyst

Peroneal intraneural ganglion cysts are an uncommon cause of a cystic lesion around the knee. Intraneural ganglion cysts are benign mucinous lesions have been reported in many peripheral nerves, and not uncommonly form in the common peroneal nerve.  Clinical presentation These lesions can pres...

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