Sandhya Reddy, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Sandhya Reddy

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Olecranon Bursitis

Preliminary Diagnosis: Olecranon Bursitis I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? MRI with contrast II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of olecranon bursitis. Advantages Able to detect other causes of pain or weakness in the joint such as triceps tendinopathy, tenosynovitis, tears or ulnar nerve damage Does not…

Pes Anserine Bursitis

Preliminary Diagnosis: Pes Anserine Bursitis Pes Anserine Bursitis I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? MRI II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of pes anserine bursitis. Advantages Able to detect other causes of pain or weakness in the joint such as tendonitis, tenosynovitis, or tears of the tendons…

Adhesive Capsulitis

Preliminary Diagnosis: Adhesive Capsulitis I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? MR arthrography is the first-line imaging modality for detection of adhesive capsulitis. Imaging protocol should include both fat-suppressed and non-fat-suppressed images, plus T1WI postcontrast images. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of adhesive capsulitis. Advantages MR arthrography…

Tendonitis

Preliminary Diagnosis: Tendonitis I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis MR imaging II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of tendonitis. Advantages Able to detect other causes of pain or weakness in the joint such as tenosynovitis or tears of the tendons. Does not use ionizing radiation. Disadvantages Expensive…

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