MR imaging of clinically suspected scaphoid fractures.

  title={MR imaging of clinically suspected scaphoid fractures.},
  author={J. Craig Hunter and Eva M. Escobedo and Anthony J. Wilson and Douglas P. Hanel and Gordon C. Zink-Brody and F. A. Mann},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={168 5},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of MR imaging in revealing occult fractures in patients with clinically suspected acute scaphoid fractures who have normal or equivocal findings on radiographs. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Thirty-six patients underwent MR imaging within 7 days of wrist injury. All had physical findings suggestive of scaphoid fracture. Coronal T1-weighted, short inversion time inversion recovery, and either T2-weighted or proton density-weighted fast… CONTINUE READING


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