Posterior lateral longitudinal scan of the knee
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The patient lies prone with the knee in neutral position. The transducer is placed longitudinally over the lateral femoral condyle. The convex curvature of the femoral condyle is identified with tibia below and overlying musculature. The transducer is moved inferiorly to examine the joint space and overlying musculature.
Posterior transverse scan of the knee
Watch a video of the posterior transverse scan of the knee. Skin, subcutaneous fat, musculature, femoral artery and vein, and medial femoral condyle are seen.
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