[Improved diagnosis of stress fractures with contrast MRI].

  title={[Improved diagnosis of stress fractures with contrast MRI].},
  author={A Wagenitz and Reinhard Hoffmann and Thomas J. Vogl and Norbert P Suedkamp},
  journal={Sportverletzung Sportschaden : Organ der Gesellschaft fur Orthopadisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin},
  volume={8 3},
MRI is of growing importance for diagnosing bone pathology. Application of additional gadolinium-DTPA contrast medium allows safe differentiation of stress fractures from pathological fractures due to the characteristic perifocal contrast enhancement in the T1 sequences. This phenomenon is exemplified by a case report of a stress fracture of the femoral… CONTINUE READING