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SOS
June 22, 2024
Procedure Ankle
A 45-year-old male with a history of gout is complaining of ankle pain and swelling. His right ankle started swelling a few days ago and has pain with movement. You perform an ultrasound.
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Procedure Ankle
May 25, 2024
Finger/Digit
A 45 year old male is complaining of swelling and finger pain. He has noted redness of finger and pain with extension. You obtain an ultrasound image over the area of most concern.
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Finger/Digit
May 04, 2024
Distal Wrist
A 43-year-old male is complaining of right shoulder pain after a fall playing pickup soccer. You obtain an ultrasound image (Image 1) of the area with the findings below. What is your diagnosis? Can you identify the structures? A comparison image (Image 2) of the left unaffected shoulder is also provided.
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Distal Wrist
March 23, 2024
Shoulder
A 43-year-old male is complaining of right shoulder pain after a fall playing pickup soccer. You obtain an ultrasound image (Image 1) of the area with the findings below. What is your diagnosis? Can you identify the structures? A comparison image (Image 2) of the left unaffected shoulder is also provided.
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Shoulder
January 27, 2024
Finger/Digit
A 25 year old female is complaining of thumb pain after falling during a ski run. You obtain a longitudinal image of the ulnar thumb in normal and stress views with the following findings.
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Finger/Digit
December 23, 2023
Anterior Hip
A 76-year-old female fell from standing onto her left side. She is complaining of left hip pain.
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Anterior Hip
November 25, 2023
Posterior Shoulder
A 55 year old female presents after a fall at home. She is complaining of new shoulder pain and holding her arm in an abducted and externally rotated position. You grab your ultrasound for a quick, noninvasive (and sensitive!) evaluation and see the following:
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Posterior Shoulder
October 28, 2023
Thorax/Rib
A 57-year-old male presents after a fall onto his left side. An ultrasound is performed along the 7th rib where he is point tender.
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Thorax/Rib
September 23, 2023
Inferior Knee
Can you name the structures in this longitudinal inferior knee ultrasound image? This image was captured by placing a linear probe in a cranial-caudal plane in the anterior aspect of the knee below the patella.
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Inferior Knee
August 28, 2023
Posterior Ankle
A patient comes in complaining of ankle pain after playing soccer. He thinks someone may have kicked him in the back of his foot.
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Posterior Ankle