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Infiltration MCP joint in Psoriatic arthritis

Patient Positioning

Patient seated in front of the examiner, hand palm down resting on a examination table.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on transverse planes over the joints and digits of interest. Follow the tendons from cranial to distal. Do not use any pressure - especially while looking for effusion or using doppler mode.

Probe Placement Hand
Probe Placement Hand
note: ultrasound guided infiltration oft the mcp joint and periarticular inflammation
note: infiltrated joint with articular and periarticular inflammation, erosions and subluxation