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MRI Spinal Cord Compression : When to give Contrast (Updated 2021)

MRI SPINAL CORD COMPRESSION: WHEN TO GIVE CONTRAST MRI SPINAL CORD COMPRESSION. MRI LEPTOMENINGEAL DISEASE ENHANCEMENT. When you get a referral for a patient with KNOWN carcinoma for ” MRI ? cord compression” , when do you give contrast? There is a wide variation in when contrast is given for patients who come in with …

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ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SPINE IMAGING DAGGER SIGN: WHAT DOES IT MEAN

ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS SPINE IMAGING DAGGER SIGN RADIOLOGY RHEUMATOLOGY WITH DR JOE THOMAS (RHEUMATOLOGIST) WHAT IS THE DAGGER SIGN In Ankylosing spondylitis the dagger sign refers to a solid central line of bone along in AP spine view.   WHAT DO I LOOK FOR Linear density in the midline connecting the spinous processes (Pink arrows). Image …

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MRI MUSCULOTENDINOUS JUNCTION CYSTS AND DELAMINATING ROTATOR CUFF TEARS

MRI MUSCULOTENDINOUS JUNCTION CYSTS AND DELAMINATING ROTATOR CUFF TEARS MRI Musculotendinous Junction Cysts and Delaminating Rotator Cuff Tears.   Musculotendinous junction cysts can be seen in the rotator cuff tendons, mostly in Supraspinatus and less commonly in infraspinatus. WHY DO THEY OCCUR MTJ cysts area result of an underlying articular surface delaminating tear. The tear …

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ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS PERIPHERAL JOINT HIP INVOLVEMENT

Ankylosing spondylitis peripheral joint Hip involvement.   This post has been made in conjunction with Dr Joe Thomas, a Senior Consultant Rheumatologist in Kochi India with a vast amount of clinical experience. He also happens to have a very strong interest in Imaging of Arthropathies and has joined us to bring a clinical perspective to …

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MRI SHOULDER LABRUM CARTILAGE UNDERCUTTING : How is it different to Normal and Tears.

MRI SHOULDER LABRUM NORMAL, VARIATION AND TEAR MRI of the Shoulder Labrum usually demonstrates the labrum firmly attached to the glenoid with no gap or abnormal signal between it and the glenoid (Pink arrow).   When there is a tear high fluid signal extends between the labrum and the glenoid (Blue arrow).   However there …

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MRI ANKLE CALCANEOFIBULAR LIGAMENT TEAR

MRI ANKLE: CALCANEOFIBULAR LIGAMENT TEAR The Calcaneofibular ligament is a small lateral ankle ligament that is often torn. Here is what to look for when assessing for an acute tear of the Calcaneofibular ligament. Thickened, hyper-intense and ill defined calcaneofibular ligament (Pink arrows). This can involve the entire ligament or  a portion of it. Anatomical …

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