Ten frequently asked questions about MRI evaluation of soft-tissue vascular anomalies

Lucia Flors, Carlos Leiva-Salinas, Patrick T. Norton, Auh Whan Park, Torel Ogur, Klaus D. Hagspiel

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The objective of this article was to address 10 frequently asked questions that radiologists face when planning, performing, and interpreting an MRI study in a patient with a soft-tissue vascular anomaly. CONCLUSION. MRI permits a comprehensive assessment of vascular anomalies. It is important for radiologists to be familiar with the classification and correct nomenclature of vascular anomalies as well as the MRI protocol and distinct imaging findings of the different vascular malformations and tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W554-W562
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume201
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • MRI
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Vascular malformations
  • Vascular tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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