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Mucoid / ganglion cyst DIJ

Patient Positioning

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

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on longitudinal planes over the joints and digits of interest. Do not use any pressure - especially while looking for effusion or using doppler mode.

DIJ: distal interphalangeal joint

patient with osteoarthritis of the DIJs and ganglion cyst / mucoid cyst generating from the arthrotic joint