Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : High resolution ultrasound

A comparative study of high resolution ultrasound and MRI in the diagnosis of ankle joint pain

Dr. Poonam Ohri, Dr. Partap Singh Verka, Dr Suragani Priya, Dr.Manasi Kohli

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 4850-4859

Aims and objectives: To evaluate the role of high resolution ultrasound and MRI in the
diagnosis of ankle joint pain.
Material and methods: 50 patients with acute or chronic ankle pain referred to the
Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging for sonography and, magnetic resonance
imaging were included in thestudy.
Results: The most common cause of ankle pain in a study was tenosynovitis seen in 16
patients. 8 patients were clinically suspected to have tendoachilles tear. No disagreement
was seen between MRI and USG for tendoachilles tear. All the 12 cases of lateral
ligament injury diagnosed on USG were confirmed on MRI. MRI showed a distinct
advantage over USG in patients with ankle pain by diagnosing marrow edema in 24
patients, calcaneal spur in 4 patients, accessory bone in 1 patient, bone cysts in 3
patients, bony erosions in 1 patient, and stieda process in 1 patient.
Conclusions: Both ultrasound and MRI can be used for imaging evaluation of patients
with ankle pain. Ultrasound is an excellent tool for evaluation of patients with ankle
pain and it can be used as primary imaging investigation. MRI may be used to confirm
the findings of ultrasound in ankle pain, but it should be used as the first imaging
modality in patients with marrow abnormality or when deep seated pathologies are

Evaluation of scrotal pathologies by high-resolution ultrasound and color Doppler

Dr. Ritwik DV, Dr. Bindu Agarwal, Dr. Amrit Pal Singh, Dr. Mayank Chauhan, Dr. Ayushman Virmani, Dr. Navi Sharma

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 1720-1730

Background: The sрeсtrum оf sсrоtаl раthоlоgies vаries with аge (e.g. соngenitаl аnоmаlies and trаumа being frequent in сhildhооd, trаumа and infertility in аdulthооd аnd neорlаsm in elderly). This study wаs аn аttemрt tо knоw the distributiоn оf the sсrоtаl раthоlоgies аmоng the subjeсts аnd tо understаnd the sоnоgrарhiс сhаrасteristiсs оf the sрeсtrum оf sсrоtаl раthоlоgies using High-Frequenсy Ultrasonography (USG) аnd Соlоr Dоррler.
Aim and Objectives
1) Determining the sonographic features of scrotal lesions on Real Time Gray Scale Sonography.
2) Evaluating these scrotal lesions on Color Doppler Flow Imaging.
3) Classification of the scrotal lesions into testicular or extra-testicular.
4) Cor-relation of these sonographic findings with Ultrasound Guided FNAC/Biopsy wherever indicated.
Material and Methods: The hоsрitаl bаsed рrоsрeсtive оbservаtiоnаl study was conducted in the Department of Radiodiagnosis & Imaging, Muzaffarnagar Medical College, Uttar.Pradesh (U.P.), for eighteen months with twelve months for data collection and 6 months for data analysis. Gray Scale Ultrasonography with Color Doppler and Power Doppler of inguino-scrotal region using USG machine ALPINION ECUBE8 with 7-12 Hz linear probe was performed in 50 cases referred from Dept. of Surgery, Paediatrics and Casualty who presented with complaints of pain or heaviness in scrotum or tender, swollen or hardened testicle, heavy or dragging sensation in groin or empty scrotal sac.