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Musculoskeletal ultrasound: evaluation of ankle tendons and ligaments.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20489070     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Ultrasound is well-established as a safe, efficient, and cost-effective method to evaluate superficial structures about the ankle. The purpose of this video article is to review the anatomy, scanning techniques, and sonographic appearance of the tendons and ligaments of the ankle.
CONCLUSION: Ultrasound is well-suited for imaging the tendons and ligaments of the ankle. Knowledge of anatomy and bony landmarks is essential for scanning the ankle accurately and efficiently.
Authors:
Sandra J Allison; Levon N Nazarian
Publication Detail:
Type:  Interactive Tutorial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  194     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-06-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W514     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007-2113, USA. sa263@gunet.georgetown.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ankle / anatomy & histology*,  ultrasonography*
Ankle Injuries / ultrasonography*
Humans
Ligaments, Articular / anatomy & histology*,  injuries,  ultrasonography*
Tendon Injuries / ultrasonography*
Tendons / anatomy & histology*,  ultrasonography

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