Ultrasound characteristics of the lateral retinaculum in 10 patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome compared to healthy controls.

@article{Schoots2013UltrasoundCO,
  title={Ultrasound characteristics of the lateral retinaculum in 10 patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome compared to healthy controls.},
  author={Esther J M Schoots and Igor J R Tak and Bertil J. Veenstra and Yvonne M J Krebbers and Jaap G Bax},
  journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={523-9}
}
BACKGROUND Histopathologic changes of the lateral retinaculum are described in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). No information is available on the presence of structural changes of the lateral retinaculum on ultrasound examination in patients with PFPS. PURPOSE To describe ultrasound characteristics and colour Doppler findings in patients with unilateral PFPS and in healthy controls. METHODS 10 patients with unilateral PFPS and 10 healthy control subjects underwent… CONTINUE READING