Apexitis / jumpers knee

Apexitis patellae with a thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis and hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat

Clinical information

Painful swelling under the patella

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Apexitis patellae with a thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis and hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat

Apexitis / jumpers knee
Apexitis / jumpers knee

Apexitis patellae with a thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis and hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat

Thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis longitudinal
Thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis longitudinal
Hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat longitudinal
Hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat longitudinal
Thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis transverse
Thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis transverse
Hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat transverse
Hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat transverse

Apexitis patellae with a thickened right patellar tendon and focal tendinosis and hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat

Normal left patellar tendon longitudinal
Normal left patellar tendon longitudinal
Normal left patellar tendon transverse
Normal left patellar tendon transverse

Apexitis patellae with a thickened patellar tendon and focal tendinosis and hypervascularity of the tendon and Hoffa´s fat. Cineloops show vascularization.

Normal left patellar tendon transverse
Apexitis / jumpers knee

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 46
  • Body part: Knee

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System