Lateral transverse scan of the knee
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The patient lies supine, knee in neutral position. The transducer is placed transversely at the midpatellar level, medial end of probe on the lateral border of the patella. The patella and femoral condyle are visualised. This view is used to detect lateral joint effusion.
Lateral longitudinal scan of the knee
Watch a healthcare professional video of the lateral longitudinal knee scan. See skin, subcutaneous fat, lateral collateral ligament, femur and tibia.
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