Ultrasound examination of tendons

Radiol Clin North Am. 1988 Jan;26(1):87-107.


This article reviews the type of equipment used in sonography of the tendons, the method of approach in viewing normal tendon anatomy, and the sonographic appearance in pathologic conditions of the tendons. The role of ultrasound in follow-up studies is also emphasized because of its noninvasive nature.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bursitis / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Tendinopathy / diagnosis
  • Tendon Injuries / diagnosis
  • Tendons / pathology*
  • Tenosynovitis / diagnosis
  • Ultrasonography*