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...

Superficial infrapatellar bursitis

Infrapatellar bursitis (or clergyman's 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 in...

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 (including iatrogenic injury, i.e. surgery) to the area. They may develop 1-12 months afte...

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...

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...