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A 26-year-old male asked:

i had knee ultrasound i pointed hurting tendon but dr didnt put it on that place only above and under knee leg was horizontal did he examined me good ?

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Ultrasound waves penetrate human tissue well. The probe does not necessarily need to be placed on the area of pain in order to visualize it. Hope this helps!

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Last updated Sep 1, 2014

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