Detecting tenosynovitis with ultrasound

...a scoring system to determine severity of intratenosynovial activity

Tenosynovitis is a very common disease manifestation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

It has been associated with lower physical function and may be one of the best imaging predictors for early development of RA.

Several studies have confirmed the limitations of clinical examination for detection of tenosynovitis in comparison with ultrasound (US).


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