J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2019 Oct;54(5):402-410. 10.4055/jkoa.2019.54.5.402.

Use of Ultrasonography for Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. jahn@catholic.ac.kr

Abstract

Sports injuries of the foot and ankle are commonly encountered in clinical practice. Ultrasound is very useful for the diagnosis of such injuries, because it is more economical, readily accessible, and can perform a dynamic study compared to magnetic resonance imaging. This review focused on the sonographic features of common foot and ankle sports injuries.

Keyword

foot; ankle; sports injury; ultrasound
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