Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2021 Jan 11. Epub 2021 Jan 11.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Science, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Unit, Bologna, Italy Department of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic Institute of Anatomy, First Faculty Of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey.
Abstract: Wrist/hand pain is a prevalent musculoskeletal condition with a great spectrum of etiologies (varying from overuse injuries to soft tissue tumors). While the majority of the anatomical structures are quite superficial and easily evaluated during physical examination; for several reasons, the use of ultrasound imaging and guidance has gained an intriguing and paramount concern in the prompt management of relevant patients. In this aspect, the present review aims to illustrate detailed cadaveric wrist/hand anatomy to shed light into better understanding the corresponding ultrasonographic examinations/interventions in carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, de Quervain tenosynovitis, rhizarthrosis and the radiocarpal joint arthritis. Read More