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MRI Series – Sports Injuries

MRI Gallery - Sports & Musculoskeletal Imaging

MRI of the Groin.

MRI of the groin area allows for the simultaneous assessment of the pubic symphysis, joint capsule, muscle and tendon attachments, as well as for the presence of any hernia which may be present.

Full thickness detachment of the common adductor origin

Figure 1A, 1B, 2A & 2B MRI of an athlete following a tearing sensation in the groin demonstrates full thickness detachment of the common adductor origin and striking secondary haemorrhage in the soft tissues.

Hamstring – ischial bursitis

Figure 3A & 3B MRI evaluation of the hamstring origin in a middle aged female demonstrates a small fluid collection adjacent to the hamstring tendon origin, in keeping with ischial bursitis.

Ankle MRI – Rupture of the anterior talofibular ligament.

Figure 4A,4B & 4C MRI of the right ankle demonstrates bone bruises of the talus (arrowhead) that occur in association with rupture of the anterior talofibular ligament (arrow).

Figure 5A Note:  a normal anterior talofibular ligament for reference (arrow)

Sports & Musculoskeletal Imaging

radiology referrals

Did you know…

That any referral for a scan is valid to use at Melbourne Radiology Clinic, even if it has been written on a referral form from another Radiology or Medical Imaging provider.

Musculoskeletal & Sports Imaging – Clinical Case Examples.