Ultrasonography of Tendons and Ligaments

  • Maura Valle
  • Stefano Bianchi
  • Paolo Tomà
  • Carlo Martinoli
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Patellar Tendon Achilles Tendon Quadriceps Tendon Iliotibial Band 


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References and Further Reading

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    Carr JC, Hanly S, Griffin J, et al (2001) Sonography of the patellar tendon and adjacent structures in pediatric and adult patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol 176:1535–1539PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    De Flaviis L, Nessi R, Scaglione P, et al (1989) Ultrasonic diagnosis of Osgood-Schlatter and Sinding-Larsen-Johansson diseases of the knee. Skeletal Radiol 18:193–197CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Lanning P, Heikkinen E (1991) Ultrasonic features of the Osgood-Schlatter lesion. J Pediatr Orthop 11:538–540PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Rosenberg ZS, Kawelblum M, Cheung YY, et al (1992) Osgood-Schlatter lesion: scintigraphic, CT and MR imaging features. Radiology 185:853–858PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Bates DG, Hresko MT, Jaramillo D (1994) Patellar sleeve fracture: demonstration with MR imaging. Radiology 193:825–827PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Dobbs MB, Gordon JE, Luhmann SJ, et al (2002) Surgical correction of the snapping iliopsoas tendon in adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:420–424PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Walker J, Rang M (1992) Habitual hip dislocation in a child: another cause of snapping hip. Clin Pediatr 31:562–563Google Scholar
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    Choi YS, Lee SM, Song BY, et al (2002) Dynamic sonography of external snapping hip syndrome. J Ultrasound Med 21:753–758PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Pelsser V, Cardinal E, Hobden R, et al (2001) Extraarticular snapping hip: sonographic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol 176:67–73PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Farley FA, Kuhns L, Jacobson JA, et al (2001) Ultrasound examination of ankle injuries in children. J Pediatr Orthop 21:604–607CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maura Valle
    • 1
  • Stefano Bianchi
    • 2
  • Paolo Tomà
    • 1
  • Carlo Martinoli
    • 3
  1. 1.Reparto di RadiologiaIstituto “Giannina Gaslini”GenoaItaly
  2. 2.Clinique et Fondation des GrangettesInstitut de RadiologieChene-BougeriesSwitzerland
  3. 3.Cattedra di Radiologia “R”Università di GenovaGenoaItaly

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