The accuracy of high-resolution ultrasound for evaluating focal lesions of the hand and wrist.

@article{Teefey2004TheAO,
  title={The accuracy of high-resolution ultrasound for evaluating focal lesions of the hand and wrist.},
  author={Sharlene A. Teefey and William D. Middleton and Vikram Patel and Charles F. Hildebolt and Martin Israel Boyer},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={393-9}
}
PURPOSE Although several articles have described the sonographic features of solid and cystic lesions of the hand and wrist, few have investigated its accuracy for diagnosing such lesions. The purposes of this retrospective study were to determine the accuracy of sonography for diagnosing focal lesions of the hand and wrist against the standard of histologic examination of the resected specimen and to compare the accuracy of sonography against the recorded initial clinical impression. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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