Marlena Jbara, MD discusses basic ultrasound principles and techniques, most common indications for the use of ultrasound in the foot and ankle, as well as reviews the American College Radiology Guidelines for imaging of soft tissue masses. Dr Jbara then discusses normal ultrasound features of the plantar fascia and the Achilles tendon, imaging features of common foot and ankle biomechanical pathology, as well as sonographic imaging of masses.
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