Diagnostic Knee Ultrasound

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General Utility

Ultrasound is not indicated for: suspected meniscal, cruciate ligament or collateral ligament injuries.

Ultrasound is indicated for: assessment of extensor mechanism injuries, soft tissue lesions, peri-articular cyst or Baker's cyst

Trochlear Groove

With knee flexion the trochlear groove can be exposed. In this view you can assess for osteoarthritis, chondral defects, morphology, and chondrocalcinosis.[1]