High-resolution 3T MR neurography of radial neuropathy

Neda Faridian-Aragh, Majid Chalian, Theodoros Soldatos, Gaurav Thawait, E Gene Deune, Allan J Belzberg, John A. Carrino, Avneesh Chhabra

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Abstract

The radial nerve is a continuation of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus and one of the major nerves that provide motor and sensory innervations to the forearm. MR imaging evaluation of the radial nerve pathology has been described in scattered case reports. Current high-field MR scanners enable high resolution and high contrast imaging of the peripheral nerves. This article reviews the 3 Tesla magnetic resonance neurography imaging of radial nerve anatomy and various pathologies affecting it with relevant case examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)265-274
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Neuroradiology
Volume38
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

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Keywords

  • High-resolution MRI
  • MRI
  • Radial nerve
  • Radial neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Faridian-Aragh, N., Chalian, M., Soldatos, T., Thawait, G., Deune, E. G., Belzberg, A. J., Carrino, J. A., & Chhabra, A. (2011). High-resolution 3T MR neurography of radial neuropathy. Journal of Neuroradiology, 38(5), 265-274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurad.2011.05.006