Magnetic resonance imaging of the spine in multiple myeloma.

The lower thoracic and lumbar spine of patients with multiple myeloma was examined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), plain radiography, and bone scintigraphy. Three independent investigators evaluated the power of these diagnostic methods to detect bone lesions in 192 vertebrae from 18 patients and in 60 vertebrae from 7 controls. 41 foci with abnormal… CONTINUE READING