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SDFT: medial branch 01 – transverse ultrasound

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SDFT: medial branch 01 - transverse ultrasound

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  1. The superficial digital flexor tendon is beginning to separate into two bundles, the body of the medial branch forming an arc around the deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT).
  2. The DDFT is a bilobed structure at this level; part of the lateral ''lobe'' is visible on the margin.
  3. Straight sesamoidean ligament (triangular in this view).
  4. These hypoechoic structures represent the vascular pedicle of vein, artery and nerve.