Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot



The sonographic anatomy of the ankle and foot is complex, but learning this region will reward the rheumatologist with enhanced knowledge of foot anatomy and pathology. Pathologic processes that can be imaged to augment the history and physical examination include inflammatory arthritis, tenosynovitis, tendinosis, enthesopathy, bone erosions, osteophyte formation, and microcrystalline deposition.


Ankle Foot Ultrasound Arthritis Rheumatoid Gout Chondrocalcinosis Tendinopathy Tendinitis Spondyloarthropathies Osteoarthritis Arthritis Psoriatic Morton’s neuroma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rheumatology Svc, MCHE-MDRSan Antonio Military Medical CenterFort Sam HoustonUSA

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