New PDF release: Imaging: Upper Extremity, An Issue of Clinics in Sports

By Timothy G. Sanders MD

ISBN-10: 1416037985

ISBN-13: 9781416037989

While activities medication physicians desire one other set of eyes to diagnose an elusive situation, like a pressure fracture or a neuropathy, clinical imaging may help make certain or rule-out a analysis. the subsequent problems with Clinics in activities medication are devoted to Imaging - higher and reduce Extremities - respectively. Tim Sanders, MD examines ways and analyzing accidents of the shoulder, elbow, ulnar-sided wrist discomfort, finger and thumb or even top extremity imaging in young ones. key terms: MRI, ultrasound, low box energy MR imaging, shoulder, elbow, glenohumeral instability, wrist, high-performance throwing athletes, entrapment neuropathies

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Because of its smaller size, variations in the size and signal of the ulnar nerve can be difficult to assess. The nerve is highlighted by fat within Guyon’s canal. It abuts the bones bordering the tunnel, a position that can aid in distinguishing it from its accompanying vessels. The ulnar nerve’s position varies with wrist motion: it is located ulnar to the hook of hamate in wrist flexion and radial to the hook in wrist extension. Numerous anatomic variants have been found at both the carpal tunnel (41%) and Guyon’s canal (21%) [25,34].

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