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[SpA] Synovial effusion: olecranon fossa

Patient Positioning

Patient seated, the elbow flexed (90°) either with resting forarm on a examination table and "overhanging" elbow or resting palm on a table (extension of the wrist).

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a sagittal plane over the olecranon and distal course of triceps tendon.

Note: Synovial effusion in the olecranon fossa in a patient with psoriatic arthritis