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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

When most people think of ultrasound, they picture a baby in the womb. But this imaging modality can be used for much more. One exciting application is called Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSK US). It can be used to see the soft tissues of the musculoskeletal system, such as rotator cuff tears, tendons and ligaments in the knee, elbow, ankle, hand and wrist. Learn more about the benefits of this versatile technique.



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Posted November 2010

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Ultrasound
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-2515

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