Monica Kalume-Brigido

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this series was to retrospectively characterize the sonographic appearance of posttraumatic Morel-Lavallée lesions. METHODS After Institutional Review Board approval was obtained, a search of the radiology information system database with correlation to medical records identified 21 posttraumatic fluid collections of the hip and(More)
We have noted apparent far lateral meniscal attachment of the meniscofemoral ligament (MFL) with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. This study evaluates MFL attachment and association with posterior horn lateral meniscus (PHLM) tear. Nine months of knee arthroscopy reports were reviewed to classify the PHLM and ACL as torn or normal. After excluding(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this research was to describe the sonographic findings of pectoralis major injuries with clinical, surgical, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) correlation. METHODS Images from sonographic examinations of the pectoralis major muscle of 6 patients were retrospectively evaluated and characterized. The sonographic findings were(More)
OBJECTIVE We have found in our practice that the normal extensor retinaculum of the wrist may appear hypoechoic on sonography and, because it is closely applied to the extensor tendons, may simulate tenosynovitis. This study prospectively evaluates the extensor retinaculum in 50 healthy adult volunteers, characterizing its sonographic appearance. (More)
OBJECTIVES Percutaneous ultrasound-guided needle fenestration has been used to treat tendinopathy of the elbow, knee, and ankle with promising results. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of ultrasound-guided fenestration of tendons about the hip and pelvis. METHODS After Institutional Review Board approval, a retrospective(More)
OBJECTIVE Ultrasound of the thigh presents unique challenges because of the size and length of multiple structures, including tendons, muscles, nerves, and vessels. Those performing ultrasound can use a focal approach, a comprehensive approach, or a compartmental and flexible approach. CONCLUSION This article illustrates and summarizes our approach to(More)
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