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Dupuytren's contracture

Patient Positioning

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

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a transverse planes over the joints, muscles 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.

Probe Placement Hand
Probe Placement Hand

Note: palmar fibromatosis in a patient with Dupuytren`s contracture