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Ultrasound of the Month Case Library


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Test your radiology skills by visiting our Ultrasound of the Month collection of interesting and sometimes diagnostically challenging cases. Each case demonstrates the utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.

Recent Peer-Reviewed Ultrasound Articles

Argentieri EC, Sneag DB, Nwawka OK, Potter HG. Updates in Musculoskeletal Imaging. Sports Health. 2018 Jul/Aug;10(4):296-302. doi: 10.1177/1941738118780230.

Nwawka OK, Lee S, Miller TT. Sonographic Evaluation of Superficial Peroneal Nerve Abnormalities. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Jul 31:1-8. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.19322.

Endo Y, Miller TT. Myositis and Fasciitis: Role of Imaging. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2018 Jul;22(3):286-298. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1641572.

Nwawka OK, Meyer R, Miller TT. Ultrasound-Guided Subgluteal Sciatic Nerve Perineural Injection: Report on Safety and Efficacy at a Single Institution. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Nov;36(11):2319-2324. doi: 10.1002/jum.14271. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

Sahr M, Sturnick DR, Nwawka OK. Quantitative Ultrasound Assessment of the Achilles Tendon Under Varied Loads. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Mar 8. doi: 10.1002/jum.14589.

Lee SC, Williams D, Endo Y. The Repaired Rotator Cuff: MRI and Ultrasound Evaluation. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2018 Mar;11(1):92-101. doi: 10.1007/s12178-018-9463-6.

Geannette C, Sahr M, Mayman D, Miller TT. Ultrasound Diagnosis of Osteophytic Impingement of the Popliteus Tendon After Total Knee Replacement. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Feb 24. doi: 10.1002/jum.14563.

Berliner JL, Ortiz PA, Lee YY, Miller TT, Westrich GH. Venous Hemodynamics After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Comparison Between Portable vs Stationary Pneumatic Compression Devices and the Effect of Body Position. J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jan;33(1):162-166. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.08.005.

Johnson CC, Vutescu ES, Miller TT, Nwawka OK, Lee SK, Wolfe SW. Ultrasound determination of presence, length and diameter of the palmaris longus tendon. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018 Jan 1:1753193418778990. doi: 10.1177/1753193418778990.

Lee SC, Endo Y, Potter HG. Imaging of Groin Pain: Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Imaging Features. Sports Health. 2017 Sep/Oct;9(5):428-435. doi: 10.1177/1941738117694841.

Fritz J, Miller TT. Sonography and fluoroscopy guidance for percutaneous musculoskeletal procedures. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Feb;46(2):225-226. doi: 10.1007/s00256-016-2552-y.

Geannette C, Miller T, Saboeiro G, Parks M. Sonographic evaluation of patellar clunk syndrome following total knee arthroplasty. J Clin Ultrasound. 2017 Feb;45(2):105-107. doi: 10.1002/jcu.22389.

Burge AJ, Nwawka OK, Berkowitz JL, Potter HG. Imaging of Inflammatory Arthritis in Adults: Status and Perspectives on the Use of Radiographs, Ultrasound, and MRI. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2016 Nov;42(4):561-585. doi: 10.1016/j.rdc.2016.07.001.

Cohen SL, Miller TT, Ellis SJ, Roberts MM, DiCarlo EF. Sonography of Morton Neuromas: What Are We Really Looking At? J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Oct;35(10):2191-5. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.11022.

Nwawka OK, Miller TT, Jawetz ST, Saboeiro GR. Ultrasound-guided perineural injection for nerve blockade: Does a single-sided injection produce circumferential nerve coverage? J Clin Ultrasound. 2016 Oct;44(8):465-9. doi: 10.1002/jcu.22364. Epub 2016 May 7.

Nwawka OK. Update in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Research. Sports Health. 2016 Sep;8(5):429-37. doi: 10.1177/1941738116664326.

Nwawka OK, Miller TT. Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Injection Techniques. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Sep;207(3):507-16. doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.16378. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Nwawka OK, Endo Y. Ultrasound-Guided Interventions in the Midfoot and Forefoot. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2016 Apr;20(2):214-23. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1581113.

Nwawka OK, Miller TT, Slaughter AJ, Saboeiro GR. Volume and Movement Affecting Flow of Injectate Between the Biceps Tendon Sheath and Glenohumeral Joint: A Cadaveric Study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Feb;206(2):373-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.15.14733.

Rehmani R, Endo Y, Bauman P, Hamilton W, Potter H, Adler R. Lower Extremity Injury Patterns in Elite Ballet Dancers: Ultrasound/MRI Imaging Features and an Institutional Overview of Therapeutic Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Interventions. HSS J. 2015 Oct;11(3):258-77. doi: 10.1007/s11420-015-9442-z.

Endo Y, Miller TT, Carlson E, Wolfe SW. Spontaneous nerve torsion: unusual cause of radial nerve palsy. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Mar;44(3):457-61. doi: 10.1007/s00256-014-2006-3.

Greditzer HG 4th, Kaplan LD, Lesniak BP, Jose J. Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Long Head of the Biceps Tenotomy: A Novel Technique with Case Report. HSS J. 2014 Oct;10(3):240-4. doi: 10.1007/s11420-014-9397-5.

Panu A, Konin G, Saboeiro G, Schneider R. Symptomatic Bipartite Medial Cuneiform Treated with Fluoroscopic and Ultrasound-Guided Injections. HSS J. 2014 Feb;10(1):92-7. doi: 10.1007/s11420-013-9365-5.

Konin GP, Nazarian LN, Walz DM. US of the elbow: indications, technique, normal anatomy, and pathologic conditions. Radiographics. 2013 Jul-Aug;33(4):E125-47. doi: 10.1148/rg.334125059.

Nazarian LN, Jacobson JA, Benson CB, Bancroft LW, Bedi A, McShane JM, Miller TT, Parker L, Smith J, Steinbach LS, Teefey SA, Thiele RG, Tuite MJ, Wise JN, Yamaguchi K. Imaging algorithms for evaluating suspected rotator cuff disease: Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference statement. Radiology. 2013 May;267(2):589-95. doi: 10.1148/radiol.13121947.

Friedman T, Miller TT. MR imaging and ultrasound correlation of hip pathologic conditions. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2013 Feb;21(1):183-94. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2012.09.002.

Monaghan N, Nwawka OK, Wyss JF. Giant iliopsoas bursa presenting as a large pulsatile groin mass. PM R. 2014 Sep;6(9):857-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.04.011.

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