Hypothenar longitudinal scan
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The patient sits, hand supinated, arm supported. The transducer is placed longitudinally over the base of the hypothenar eminence. Skin and subcutaneous fat, abductor digiti minimi muscle and fifth metacarpal shaft are clearly visualised.
Hypothenar transverse scan
Watch a video of hypothenar transverse scan. Skin and subcutaneous tissues, abductor digiti minimi muscle and underlying fifth metacarpal shaft are visualised.
Hand and wrist pain
Hand and wrist pain is very common and usually doesn’t have a serious cause. Learn about treatments, exercises and other ways to manage hand and wrist pain.