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Radiology Education Diagnosis Please: Spinal cord lesion MRI

This is the first in a regular series of posts on cases of interest. Incidental finding in a 40yo male. Image above.     ANSWER Cavernomas of the spinal cord have a very specific appearance on MRI with the following features Lobulated well defined lesion mixed signal T1 and T2 No significant enhancement Low signal …

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GLENOID LABRUM MRI SIMPLIFIED 2: Are you normal or not?

The problem: Many normal labral variants get called tears. How do we differentiate a normal labral variant from a tear? The solution: Normal labral variants occur in specific areas of the glenoid labrum. Understand their typical location and you will not confuse them with tears. If you havent read the first post on the classification …

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SWI or T2*: Which MRI Sequence to Use in the Detection of Cerebral Microbleeds?

Quick Journal Review: Should you use T2* or SWI sequences to detect cerebral microbleeds.Which sequence is more sensitive? Journal Article: SWI or T2*: Which MRI Sequence to Use in the Detection of Cerebral Microbleeds? The Karolinska Imaging Dementia Study S. Shams et al AJNR 36:1089–95 Jun 2015 Intro: Different sequences can be used to detect …

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