Whole body magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of Parsonage Turner syndrome.

@article{Ryan2004WholeBM,
  title={Whole body magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of Parsonage Turner syndrome.},
  author={Martin Ryan and Akram A. Twair and Erik B Nelson and Darren Brennan and Stephen E Eustace},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={534-9}
}
PURPOSE To describe magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with suspected Parsonage Turner syndrome and to emphasize the value of an additional whole body MR scan to improve specificity of this diagnosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Three patients with proven Parsonage Turner syndrome referred for conventional MRI of the shoulder girdle and additional whole body turboSTIR MRI were included for study. RESULTS In each case, imaging revealed edema in the muscles of the shoulder girdle… CONTINUE READING