MRI of musculoskeletal extraspinal tuberculosis.

  title={MRI of musculoskeletal extraspinal tuberculosis.},
  author={Rafaela Soler and Esther Mar{\'i}a Lima Rodr{\'i}guez and Carmen Remui{\~n}{\'a}n and Marcio Santos},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={25 2},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to describe the MR findings in extraspinal musculoskeletal tuberculosis (EMT). METHOD A retrospective review was conducted of the MR findings of 18 patients with microbiologically and/or pathologically proven EMT. All MR studies were performed using T1-and T2-weighted spin echo sequences. T1-weighted spin echo sequences after Gd-DTPA injection were obtained for 12 patients. The MR images were evaluated for abnormalities in joints, bones, and soft tissues, and… CONTINUE READING
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