The indirect tendon of the rectus femoris

An anatomical study using MSK ultrasound

The anatomy of the origin of the rectus femoris tendon is being reviewed in this article. Until now MSK ultrasound was limited for assessing the indirect tendon of the rectus femoris. A new MSK ultrasound scanning approach for visualizing the indirect tendon of the rectus femoris is being explained in this summary and article. 

To visualize the indirect rectus femoris by means of a lateral approach with the transducer positioned laterally in relation to the anterior inferior iliac spine at about 30° obliquity in relation to the transverse plane.

> From: Moraux et al., Eur Radiol (2015-11-19 06:08:04) 3614-3619 . All rights reserved to European Society of Radiology 2015. Click here for the online summary.

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