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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Sep;203(3):516-30. doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.12969.

Pitfalls and pearls in MRI of the knee.

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1 Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital and Women's College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this article is to review the common pitfalls in MRI of the knee and pearls on how to avoid them.

CONCLUSION:

MRI of the knee is highly accurate in evaluation of internal derangements of the knee. However, a variety of potential pitfalls in interpretation of abnormalities related to the knee have been identified, particularly in evaluation of the menisci, ligaments, and articular cartilage.

KEYWORDS:

MRI; knee; ligaments; meniscus; postoperative MRI

PMID:
25148154
DOI:
10.2214/AJR.14.12969
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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