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Medial longitudinal scan of the knee

The patient lies supine with the knee in neutral position. The probe is placed longitudinally over the medial joint space. Skin, subcutaneous fat, hyperechoic superficial medial lateral collateral ligament with hypoechoic deep medial collateral ligament below, femur and tibia 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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