Ultrasound examination of the musculoskeletal system2018-08-14T17:48:19+00:00

Project Description

Ultrasound examination of the musculoskeletal system

Ultrasound images are typically used to help diagnose:

tendon tears, or tendinitis of the rotator cuff in the shoulder, Achilles tendon
muscle tears, masses or fluid collections.
ligament sprains or tears
inflammation or fluid (effusions) within the bursae and joints
early changes of rheumatoid arthritis
nerve entrapments such as carpal tunnel syndrome
benign and malignant soft tissue tumors
ganglion cysts
hernias
foreign bodies in the soft tissues (such as splinters or glass)
dislocations of the hip in infants
fluid in a painful hip joint in children
neck muscle abnormalities in infants with torticollis (neck twisting)
soft tissue masses (lumps/bumps) in children