Musculoskeletal ultrasound

Background

Ultrasound of soft tissue and musculoskeletal structures can often be helpful in diagnosing conditions prior to x-ray, CT, or other imaging modalities

Types and Uses

Ultrasound: Soft tissue

Ultrasound: Bone

Ultrasound: Tendons

  • Tendon rupture

Ultrasound: Joint

  • Joint effusion
  • Dislocation
  • Gout

See Also

References

Authors:

Ross Donaldson