Magnetic resonance imaging of acute “wiiitis” of the upper extremity

  title={Magnetic resonance imaging of acute “wiiitis” of the upper extremity},
  author={Michael P. Nett and M. Collins and J. Sperling},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  • Michael P. Nett, M. Collins, J. Sperling
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Skeletal Radiology
  • We present the first reported case of acute “wiiitis”, documented clinically and by imaging, of the upper extremity, caused by prolonged participation in a physically interactive virtual video-game. Unenhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated marked T2-weighted signal abnormality within several muscles of the shoulder and upper arm, without evidence of macroscopic partial- or full-thickness tearing of the muscle or of intramuscular hematoma. 
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