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bifurcate ligament radiology anterior mri anatomy

BIFURCATE LIGAMENT RADIOLOGY MRI ANATOMY ANKLE

BIFURCATE LIGAMENT RADIOLOGY MRI ANATOMY ANKLE DISCUSSION This is the Bifurcate ligament.   It arises from the anterior process of the calcaneum (Yellow arrow).   Its has two components that attaches: To the Navicular (Pink arrow). To the Cuboid (Green Arrow).   On MRI, the Bifurcate Ligament is an important ligament to be able to …

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patella dislocation subluxation fracture hemarthrosis lipohemarthrosis radiology mri xray knee

PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION FRACTURE HEMARTHROSIS LIPOHEMARTHROSIS MRI KNEE RADIOLOGY

PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION HEMARTHROSIS FRACTURE The patient has had a recent patella dislocation and there is now a large suprapatellar effusion (on MRI this was a hemarthrosis).   On xray we cant say defnitely its a hemarthrosis but the presence of a fracture would indicate that it is likely to be a hemarthrosis. To diagnose …

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retrocalcaneal bursa bursitis achilles tendon mri radiology radedasia

RETROCALCANEAL BURSITIS RADIOLOGY MRI ANKLE

RETROCALCANEAL BURSITIS RADIOLOGY MRI WHAT'S THE Dx RETROCALCANEAL BURSITIS. ACHILLES TENDONOSIS. DISCUSSION The retrocalcaneal bursa lies anterior and deep to the Achilles tendon postero superior to the calcaneum. The normal bursa has minimal fluid so on MRI you may see nothing or just a thin amount of fluid without synovial thickening. For retrocalcaneal bursitis on …

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patella plica mri radiology syndrome knee medial radedasia

PATELLA PLICA MRI RADIOLOGY KNEE MEDIAL PLICA

PATELLA PLICA RADIOLOGY MEDIAL PATELLA PLICA MRI DISCUSSION WHAT IS THE MEDIAL PATELLA PLICA? The medial patella plica is a developmental synovial membrane remnant.   Can be seen in up to 30% of knees.   IS IT SYMPTOMATIC? It can be completely asymptomatic but can extend between the patella and trochlea and be compressed and …

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meniscus cyst radiology intrameniscal tear mri knee

MENISCAL CYST RADIOLOGY INTRAMENISCAL TEAR MRI KNEE

INTRAMENISCAL CYST DISCUSSION INTRAMENISCAL CYST. Extensive intra meniscal cyst anterior horn. A tear is not seen extending to the articular margin. However we may not always see the extension on MRI. So if you see an intra-meniscal or parameniscal cyst these are always due to an underlying tear even if we don’t see the articular …

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CORD SIGNAL CHANGE MRI SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY

SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY MRI RADIOLOGY DISCUSSION SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY   Spondylotic Myelopathy is a term used when there is increased cord signal due to extrinsic compression.   Patients will often be symptomatic with cord related symptoms.   By using the term you are indicating that the patient’s symptoms can potentially be reversed by relieving the compression. WHAT …

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ROTATOR CUFF SUPRASPINATUS TENDINOSIS TENDINITIS MRI: WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE SST?

MOVE SLIDER ICON (ARROWS) LEFT TO SEE THE DIAGNOSIS WHAT ARE THE FINDINGS Diffuse Increased signal (intermediate) in the Supraspinatus Tendon. WHAT'S THE Dx SUPRASPINATUS TENDINITIS/TENDINOSIS.  There is diffuse increased signal in the supraspinatus tendon (Pink arrows). The signal increase is intermediate which is seen on tendinitis and not fluid type signal which is seen …

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tibialis posterior tendinitis tendinopathy tear mri radiology

TIBIALIS POSTERIOR TENDINITIS TENDINOPATHY TEARS RADIOLOGY MRI

TIBIALIS POSTERIOR TENDINITIS TENDINOPATHY TEARS RADIOLOGY MRI DISCUSSION TIBIALIS POSTERIOR TENDINOPATHY AND PARTIAL TEAR. Tibialis posterior tendinopathy and delamination / partial tears.   The normal tibialis posterior tendon should be uniformly low signal.   Enlargement and or increased intermediate signal indicates tibialis posterior tendinopathy / tendinosis.   Tibialis posterior tendon tears are indicated by the …

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sesamoid osteonecrosis mri radiology

SESAMOID OSTEONECROSIS RADIOLOGY MRI

SESAMOID OSTEONECROSIS RADIOLOGY MRI DISCUSSION OSTEONECROSIS OF THE SESAMOID.   On X-ray look for sclerosis, fracture and fragmentation. WHAT ARE THE FINDINGS Sesamoid view demonstrates marked sclerosis of the lateral sesamoid (Pink arrow) with a fracture (Green arrow. SESAMOID OSTEONECROSIS RADIOLOGY MRI: MOVE SLIDER TO VIEW IMAGES ARE FROM OUR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT. CLICK ICON BELOW …

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