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Figure 1: US image of popliteal area. 1) Sciatic nerve (hyperechoic with stippled "honeycomb" structure); 2) Adipose tissue (hypoechoic); 3) Muscles (note the striations and hyperechoic fascial lines on muscle surfaces); 4) Vein (anechoic - partially collapsed under pressure to US transducer); 5) Popliteal artery (anechoic - pulsating); 6) Bone (hyperechoic rim with hypoechoic shadow below it)

Figure 1: US image of popliteal area. 1) Sciatic nerve (hyperechoic with stippled