Medial transverse scan of the knee
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The patient lies supine with the knee in neutral position. The transducer is placed transversely at the midpatellar level, medial end of probe on the medial border of the patella. The patella, femur and medial patellar retinaculum are visualised.
Posterior medial longitudinal scan of the knee
Watch a video of a posterior medial longitudinal scan of the knee. The femoral condyle with hypoechoic cartilage is seen and the transducer is moved inferiorly.
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