Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Musculoskeletal Imaging - Review

US findings in traumatic wrist and hand injuries


Department of Radiology, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey.

Diagn Interv Radiol 2013; 19: 320-325
DOI: 10.5152/dir.2013.030
Read: 776 Downloads: 452 Published: 03 September 2019


Traumatic injuries of the wrist and hand are common. Ultrasonography (US) is a cost-effective, noninvasive, and effective imaging method for diagnosing traumatic lesions affecting the tendons, annular pulleys, ligaments, vessels, and nerves, and for detecting foreign bodies in the wrist and hand. The objective of this article was to review the main US findings of traumatic lesions in the wrist and hand.

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