Ultrasound in Common Peripheral Nerve Disorders

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.7/4

This activity focuses on the presentation and sonography image appearances of peripheral nerve disorders.

Keywords: Peripheral Nerve Entrapment; Intraneural Ganglion Cyst; Nerve Trauma; Neurilemomas; Neurofibromas.

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to update the knowledge of practitioners on the sonographic evaluation of peripheral nerve disorders.

Editor's comments:
This paper reviews the most salient points of nerve ultrasonography (US) and its use in the diagnosis of peripheral nerve disorders, including the presentation and image appearance thereof.  .

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of the sonography of the:

  1. Peripheral nerves.
  2. Peripheral nerve entrapment.
  3. Intraneural ganglion cysts.
  4. Nerve trauma.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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