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[CPPD] massive tenosynovitis

Patient Positioning

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

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a longitudinal planes over the joints and tendons of interest. Do not use any pressure - especially while looking for effusion or using doppler mode. Use dynamic scanning to check the movement of the tendons during flexion / extension.

Note: patient with secondary carpal tunnel syndrome due to massive exsudative tenosynovitis of the flexor tendons with sampling of CPPD crystals.