The second part of the MSK Soft Tissue Characterization, begins by demonstrating the normal soft tissue and bone interface with sonographic depictions of abnormalities. Limitations of ultrasound in viewing bone erosions is discussed followed by a discussion of the pathomechanism of stress fractures. The sonographic appearance of cartilage is demonstrated, showing normal and abnormal structures. This module continues with a review of soft tissue findings, including edema, cellulitis, soft tissue trauma, foreign bodies, air within wounds, hyperemia, scar formation, and the mechanism of a Morel-Lavallee lesion. Soft tissue topics include lymphadenopathy, sebaceous cysts, lipomas, abscesses, adventitial bursitis, and non-specific solid masses. Part II concludes with vascular masses such as vascular malformation, hemangioma, pseudoaneurysm, and superficial thrombophlebitis.
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Customized Review: 37 min
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This module is approved for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.