Dorsal longitudinal scan of MTP joint
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The patient sits, knee flexed, sole of foot on examination couch. The transducer is placed longitudinally on the dorsum of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. The metatarsal head and proximal phalynx with extensor tendon are visualised.
Dorsal transverse scan of MTP joint
Watch a video of the dorsal transverse MTP joint scan. The extensor tendon and metatarsal head are identified from viewing the first metatarsophalangeal joint.
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