Ultrasound of the joints and entheses in healthy children

  title={Ultrasound of the joints and entheses in healthy children},
  author={Nancy Anne Chauvin and Victor M. Ho-Fung and Diego M. Jaramillo and J. Christopher Edgar and Pamela F Weiss},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Tendon insertion pathologies such as enthesitis and apophysitis in children can result from trauma, overuse syndrome and arthritis. Knowledge of the US appearance of normal joints by age might aid diagnosis of pathologies. We describe the age-related sonographic features of the elbows, knees and feet in healthy children, providing a reference for the normal appearance of tendon insertions, apophyseal cartilage and bursae. This is a prospective cross-sectional study of 30 healthy children… CONTINUE READING


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