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Ganglion cyst 1st 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 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 or against resistance to check the pulleys.

g: ganglion cyst

Note: Ganglion cyst of the 1st extensor compartment

g: ganglion cyst
1 st ex: 1st extensor tendon compartment

Note: Ganglion cyst of the 1st extensor compartment

g: ganglion cyst
mcj: metacarpophalangeal joint

Note: Ganglion cyst of the A2 pulley

g: ganglion cyst
ft: flexor tendons
pp: proximal phalanx

Note: Ganglion cyst of the A2 pulley

Ganglion cyst of the wrist with connection to the proximal joint recess

note: Ganglion cyst of the 1st extensor tendon compartment

note: Ganglion cyst of the 2nd extensor tendon compartment in the direct neighbourhood of the vessels

note: Ganglion cyst of the 2nd extensor tendon compartment