Ultrasound in inflammatory disease

Radiol Clin North Am. 1999 Jul;37(4):633-51. doi: 10.1016/s0033-8389(05)70120-2.


US may be used effectively to diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal inflammatory conditions. It is likely that its usage will increase with regards to such conditions especially in the management of rheumatology clinic patients.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amyloidosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Arthritis, Infectious / diagnostic imaging*
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid / diagnostic imaging*
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / diagnostic imaging
  • Crystallization
  • Foreign Bodies / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Joint Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Myositis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Osteoarthritis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Ultrasonography