Wrist Pain: Identifying Pathologies in Tiny Structures with High Resolution MRI

MR imaging aids evaluation of a number of abnormalities of the bones, ligaments, and soft tissues in the wrist. These include ligamentous disruption, disorders of the triangular fibrocartilage, ulnar impaction sydrome, damage to articular cartilage, distal radioulnar joint instability, fracture, avascular necrosis, tendinopathy, nerve entrapment syndromes, synovial abnormalities, and soft-tissue masses. Ligamentous Disruption and Carpal […]

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MRI of the Degenerative Knee: Detecting Early Changes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is an important cause of disability in our society, affecting millions and resulting in limitations on activity. It is pri­marily a disease of ar­ticular cartilage, ei­ther from distant injury or degeneration. How­ever many other changes are seen in additional tissues about the knee. Imaging offers a non­invasive means of as­ses­sing the degree of damage […]

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