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Acute Calcific Capsulitis of the Hip

Acute Calcific Capsulitis of the Hip

An active 47yo male with no history of trauma presented with acute onset anteromedial thigh pain, pain on weight bearing and limited ROM. The patient was scanned supine and a large hip joint effusion was noted. The clinical presentation along with the hip joint...

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Stener Lesion – “Gamekeepers thumb”

Stener Lesion – “Gamekeepers thumb”

This is a case of a 55 year old female presenting with radial deviation of the thumb metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint post fall. Imaging of the thumb MCP jt showed a Stener Lesion with rupture and retraction of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). The UCL has retracted...

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Typically described as having 3 phases: Freezing or pain/inflammatory phase Frozen or stiffness phase Thawing or recovery Primary frozen shoulder is associated with an idiopathic onset, whereas secondary occurs following trauma or forced inactivity. Average duration...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

CLINICAL INFORMATION 33yo female presenting for injection of flexor tendon sheath of middle and index finger, suspected stenosing tenosynovitis. ULTRASOUND FINDINGS Tenosynovitis of the index and middle finger flexor tendons was noted. Clinically this was a strange...

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Meralgia Parasthetica

Meralgia Parasthetica

Meralgia Parasthetica (MP) refers to a neuropathy of the Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve (LFCN) which results in altered sensational over the anterolateral thigh. ANATOMY Approximately 50% of LFCNs run through the substance of the inguinal ligament or through the...

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Lateral plantar vein thrombosis

Lateral plantar vein thrombosis

  Anatomy As the tibial nerve descends towards the foot, after giving off the medial calcaneal nerve, it divides into its medial and lateral branches. The lateral plantar nerve then gives off the first branch of the lateral plantar nerve (Baxter’s nerve); with...

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