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Degenerative osteoarthritis of the femorotibial joint

Patient Positioning

Patient lies supine, leg externally rotated, knee 20-30 flexed.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a oblique plane in orientation of the medial collateral ligament over the femoro tibial joint.

note: in degenerative osteoarthritis osteophytes and loss of joint space are seen

m: meniscus

o: osteophytes