Sonopathology: Pathological Findings (Articular and Periarticular)

  • Emilio FilippucciEmail author
  • Peter Mandl
  • Peter Vince Balint
  • Walter Grassi


A pictorial and literature review of the most relevant pathological findings detected by ultrasound in the hand and the wrist, including synovial hyperplasia and fluid, tendon tears, enthesitis, cartilage and bone abnormalities, crystal deposits, and vascular changes associated with connective tissue diseases.


Synovitis Enthesitis Tenosynovitis Cartilage damage Bone erosion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Filippucci
    • 1
  • Peter Mandl
    • 2
  • Peter Vince Balint
    • 3
  • Walter Grassi
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica ReumatologicaUniversità Politecnica delle Marche, Ospedale “C. Urbani”AnconaItaly
  2. 2.Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine IIIMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  3. 3.3rd Rheumatology DepartmentNational Institute of Rheumatology and PhysiotherapyBudapestHungary

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