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Injection of the forth extensor tendon compartment

Patient Positioning

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

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a longitudinal planes over the tendons of interest. Do not use any pressure - especially while looking for effusion or using doppler mode. Injection ist performed in plane or out of plane.

note: patient with SLE and tenosynovitis of the fourth extensor tendon comparment. Injection with steroids and a local anesthetic in plane.