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Ultrasound of tendons

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  • Ultrasound is an effective technique for assessing all superficial tendons.
  • MRI is rarely required if ultrasound is used as a first line investigation.
  • Complete rupture of tendons can be diagnosed with confidence.
  • Differentiating focal tendinosis from partial tears may not be possible.


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Volume 14, Issue 3June 2002
Pages: 179-259

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  • Published onlineJanuary 28,2014