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Case 92: 63-year-old male with painful mass of the index finger.

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Case 91: A 75-year-old male presents with bilateral, left greater than right, ankle pain and swelling for 1 week following the completion of a 10 day course of Levaquin for a diarrheal illness acquired in India.

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Case 90: 46-year-old female with tingling of all the toes.

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Case 89: 70-year-old female with pain and poor range of motion 4 months after rotator cuff repair.

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Case 88: A 55-year-old left-handed woman presents with a left index finger laceration sustained while pitting an avocado.

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Case 87: 74-year-old female with heel pain for several months.

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Case 86: 56-year-old male with known osteoarthritis of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint of the great toe presented with acute pain and swelling over the medial side of the great toe.

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Case 85: A 71-year-old male presents with fullness in the left popliteal fossa and some pain with walking.

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Case 84: 7-month-old boy with congenital flexion contracture of the left knee. Clinical concern was for congenital patellar dislocation.

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Case 83: 51-year-old female with shoulder pain and limited range of motion for one year.

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Case 82: 62-year-old male status post right distal radius open reduction and internal fixation in 2011 presents with the inability to flex his right thumb at the interphalangeal joint after doing heavy housework two weeks prior.

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Case 81: 45-year-old female with progressive heel pain without history of antecedent trauma.

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Case 80: 64-year-old male with progressive anterior hip pain 1 year after hip replacement.

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Case 79: 3-year-old-girl with a painless lump at the anterior right chest.

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Case 78: 30-year-old male with acute right elbow pain and weakness in flexing the elbow during weight-lifting.

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Case 77: 25-year-old female with intermittent posterior ankle pain.

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Case 76: 76-year-old woman with right wrist pain and palpable mass at the volar radial wrist.

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Case 75: 68-year-old female with progressively worsening left anterior shoulder pain.

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Case 74: 22-year-old female with progressive lateral knee pain after prior ACL reconstruction and lateral meniscal repair.

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Case 73: 38-year-old man with chronic left posterior lateral ankle pain and snapping sensation.

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Case 72: 50 year old female with slowly-growing palpable mass along the antecubital fossa of the elbow.

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Case 71: 26-year-old female ballet dancer with left posterior ankle pain and difficulty dancing en pointe.

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Case 70: 35-year-old woman with laceration injury to the volar wrist and paresthesias with palpation of the laceration.

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Case 69: 53-year-old male with hyperflexion injury to the knee 6 days prior.

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Case 68: 35-year-old male with painful swelling over the anterior shin during exercise, noticed several months prior.

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Case 67: 42 year-old woman with numbness in the left fourth and fifth fingers.

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Case 66: 14 year-old girl with history of hard palpable mass along the anterior thigh, which was first noticed several months prior.

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Case 65: 39 year old female with inability to flex either the proximal or distal interphalangeal joints of the left pinky after finger laceration with a glass.

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Case 64: 30-year-old woman with pain in the right middle and ring fingers following rock climbing injury.

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Case 63: 39-year-old man with history of prior ORIF of tibial fracture and multiple subsequent surgeries including fasciotomy.

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Case 62: 20-year-old female with pain and crepitus over the medial aspect of the ankle upon movement of the great toe.

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Case 61: 6-year-old girl with right hip pain and inability to bear weight.

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Case 60: 45-year-old female with pain in the fingertip of the middle finger.

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Case 59: 38-year-old man presented with left thumb pain and swelling following an injury 10 days prior.

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Case 58: 38-year-old female with pain and palpable lump over the plantar aspect of the hindfoot.

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Case 57: 63-year-old male with knee stiffness and pain after knee replacement 3 weeks prior.

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Case 56: 28-year-old man with right leg fractures following a car accident, treated with tibiofibular ORIF.

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Case 55: 3-day-old newborn with bruising of the right shoulder after difficult vaginal delivery

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Case 54: 37-year-old female with gradual onset of dorsal and radial wrist pain.

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Case 53: 43-year-old carpenter with a complaint of anterior knee soft tissue swelling and mild redness.

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Case 52: 46-year-old female presents with sudden onset of midfoot pain.

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Case 51: 41 year old male with ankle pain and fullness. The patient had an MRI of the ankle that disclosed a medial soft tissue mass.

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Case 50: 42 year old male with 1 month history of anterior elbow pain.

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Case 49: 60 year old male presents with a firm palpable nodule of the anterolateral leg, which was first noted 3 weeks earlier.

Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 48 thumbnail Case 48: 32 year-old female sustained a puncture wound at the plantar aspect of the forefoot while running on the beach.
Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 47 thumbnail Case 47: 35-year-old male sustained fall with pain at the anterior chest wall.
Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 46 thumbnail Case 46: 37-year-old female with history of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in 2003 with surgical reconstruction followed by re-tear in 2005 with repeat reconstruction.
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Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 43 thumbnail Case 43: 59-year-old male sustained an ankle injury while playing tennis.
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Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 40 thumbnail Case 40: 26 year old male presents with a painless but enlarging mass at the dorsum of the hand.
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Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 38 thumbnail Case 38: 35-year-old male with a history of severe motor vehicle related trauma resulting in amputation with left hip disarticulation 3 years earlier.
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Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 30 thumbnail Case 30: 1-month-old infant presents to his pediatrician with a palpable neck mass and torticollis.
Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 29 thumbnail Case 29: 45-year-old male with left anterolateral thigh numbness and tingling with intermittent burning sensation.
Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 28 thumbnail Case 28: 65-year-old female with skiing injury 2 years ago and gradual development of right buttock and posterior thigh pain. Hip radiographs were obtained and following interpretation ultrasound was requested.
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Image - Ultrasound of the Month Case 23 thumbnail Case 23: 21-year-old college athlete with sudden onset of infrapatellar knee pain while playing basketball
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