This test uses sound waves to create images of the structures in your arm or leg.
A follow-up ultrasound of your arm or leg uses sound waves to create images of a specific structure or area in your arm or leg. This can include tendons, muscles, ligaments or bursae. Your healthcare provider may order this ultrasound to follow-up on a previous imaging study. It may also to be done to check on continued pain, swelling or other symptoms in your arm or leg.
Here are some things you should know before having this test.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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