Lower extremity: Upper leg

Quadriceps muscle (rectus femoris) rupture with retraction during muscle contraction

Clinical information

Abnormal contour during muscle contraction

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Quadriceps muscle (rectus femoris) rupture with retraction during muscle contraction

Quadriceps muscle longitudinal in rest
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal in rest
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal during slight muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal during slight muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal during full muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal during full muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal during full muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle longitudinal during full muscle contraction

Quadriceps muscle (rectus femoris) rupture with retraction during muscle contraction

Quadriceps muscle transverse normal
Quadriceps muscle transverse normal
Quadriceps muscle rupture transverse during slight muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle rupture transverse during slight muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle rupture transverse during full muscle contraction
Quadriceps muscle rupture transverse during full muscle contraction

Cineloops show the retraction during muscle contraction

Quadriceps muscle rupture transverse during full muscle contraction
Lower extremity: Upper leg

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 20
  • Body part: Upper leg

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System