Anterior humeroradial longitudinal scan
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The patient sits, elbow extended, forearm supinated and arm resting on examination couch or pillow. The probe is placed longitudinally on the anterolateral surface of the elbow.
Skin, subcutaneous fat, brachioradialis, pronator teres, supinator, triangular fat pad, humerus, radius are clearly visualised.
The probe is panned medially and laterally to complete examination of this compartment of the elbow joint.
Anterior humeroulnar longitudinal scan
Watch a video of the anterior humeroulnar longitudinal ankle scan. Skin, subcutaneous fat, brachialis and flexor muscles, humerus and ulna are visualised.
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