Ankle Joint

  • Horst Sattler
  • Ulrich Harland


With the patient supine, longitudinal and transverse ankle scans are performed using a concave standoff pad at the junction of the lower leg and the dorsum of the foot. The ankle and subtalar joints are moved actively or passively during the examination.


Ankle Joint Achilles Tendon Extensor Digitorum Subtalar Joint Synovial Cyst 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Horst Sattler
    • 1
  • Ulrich Harland
    • 2
  1. 1.Wicker-KlinikBad HomburgFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Orthopädische KlinikGießenFederal Republic of Germany

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