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Palmar longitudinal scan of DIP joint

The patient sits, hand supinated, arm supported. The probe is placed longitudinally on the palmar surface of the distal interphalangeal joint. Flexor digitorum profundis insertion at the base of the distal phalynx, middle phalynx and distal phalynx are visualised.

Ultrasound in rheumatology

Read our Topical Reviews report on the applications and value of ultrasound in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions

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