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Table 4 Relationship between ultrasound-detected pathologies and radiological findings

From: Musculoskeletal ultrasound in symptomatic thumb-base osteoarthritis: clinical, functional, radiological and muscle strength associations

  Synovitis Power Doppler Osteophyte Erosion
KL score
 rs −0.09 − 0.03 0.44 − 0.09
 P (2-tailed) 0.41 0.76 0.001 0.41
OARSI OST
 rs −0.13 −0.14 0.35 −0.13
 P (2-tailed) 0.21 0.19 0.001 0.22
OARSI JSN
 rs −0.03 −0.06 0.43 −0.08
 P (2-tailed) 0.75 0.57 0.001 0.43
Eaton SUB
 rs −0.11 −0.01 0.30 −0.03
 P (2-tailed) 0.29 0.98 0.01 0.75
Erosion
 rs 0.15 0.15 0.10 0.49
 P (2-tailed) 0.14 0.14 0.36 0.001
  1. KL Kellgren Lawrence, OARSI Osteoarthritis research society international; OST Osteophyte, rs Spearman’s correlation, SUB Subluxation