International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Radiological Sciences | India | Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016

USG in Evaluation of Small Joint Disease

Dr. Purvi Desai [7] | Dr Pranav Satbhai | Dr. Viral Panchal

Abstract: Musculoskeletal ultrasonography (USG) is nowadays widely used for clinical grounds and for research purposes in rheumatology. USG of the hand and wrist has recently developed due to the technological improvement and use of new, high resolution transducers. US is currently improving the clinical examination of the rheumatic hand and wrist and it is commonly used as daily practice by many rheumatologists. The number of publications addressing this area of US scanning has grown exponentially over last few years. The aim of this article is to review the current literature on US of the hand and wrist in rheumatology, including US scanning techniques, as well as normal and pathological findings

Keywords: Ultrasonography, DIP and PIP joints, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic arthritis

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016,

Pages: 1774 - 1776

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