Key Features

  • Represents the most comprehensive reference available on the subject of peripheral joints.
  • Maintains a consistent, logical format throughout.
  • Focuses on the derangement of joints, as well as entities that present similarly to help you formulate accurate diagnoses.

Table of Contents

Part I Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Techniques and Protocols

1. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Technical Considerations

2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Typical Protocols

Part II Synovial Joints: General Concepts

3. Synovial Joints: Anatomy and Pathophysiology

4. Articular Cartilage: Anatomy and Pathophysiology

5. Traumatic Disorders of Joints

6. Degenerative Disorders of Joints

7. Inflammatory Disorders of Joints

8. Bleeding Disorders

9. Tumors and Tumor-like Disorders In and About Joints

10. Pigmented Villonodular Synovitiis and Idiopathic Synovial Osteochondromatosis

Part III Bone and Bone Marrow: General Concepts

11. Bone and Bone Marrow: Anatomy and Pathophysiology

12. Traumatic Disorders of Bone

13. Infectious Disorders of Bone and Joint

14. Ischemic Disorders of Bone

15. Paget’s Disease

16. Osteoporosis

17. Tumors and Tumor-like Disorders of Bone

Part IV Soft Tissues: General Concepts

18. Disorders of Muscles and Tendons

19. Disorders of Ligaments

20. Entrapment Neuropathies

Part V Specific Joints: Anatomy and Pathophysiology

21. Shoulder

22. Elbow

23. Wrist and Hand

24. Pelvis and Hip

25. Knee

26. Ankle and Foot


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About the authors

Donald Resnick

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Professor of Radiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

Heung Sik Kang

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chief, Musculoskeletal Section, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea

Michael Pretterklieber

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Institute of Anatomy, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria