• Joseph J. AlbanoEmail author


The musculoskeletal ultrasound evaluation of the wrist can be a daunting task, because there are a large number of anatomical structures in a small area. This chapter reviews the main structures on the volar (palmar) aspect of the wrist that are amenable to ultrasound evaluation, the six dorsal compartments of the wrist, and common clinical problems encountered.


Median Nerve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Extensor Carpus Ulnaris Extensor Carpus Radialis Brevis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Regenerative MedicineComprehensive Orthopedics and Sports MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA

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