Lateral longitudinal scan of the elbow in flexion
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The patient sits, with the elbow flexed at 90o, arms in the praying position. The probe is placed with the proximal pole over the lateral epicondyle. The probe is moved distally to examine the common extensor origin. Skin, subcutaneous fat, common extensor tendon, humerus and head of radius are visualised.
Medial longitudinal scan of the elbow in extension
Watch a video of a medial longitudinal scan of the elbow in extension. See skin, subcutaneous fatty tissue, common flexor origin, epicondyle, humerus and ulna.
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