Imaging of Myopathies

Lukas Filli, Sebastian Winklhofer, Gustav Andreisek, Filippo Del Grande

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Abstract

This article clarifies the current role of MR imaging in the assessment of myopathies. Typical MR imaging findings are discussed for different forms of myopathies, including idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, muscular dystrophies, and congenital myopathies. The last section deals with advanced MR imaging techniques and their potential role in further characterization of muscular disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1055-1070
Number of pages16
JournalRadiologic clinics of North America
Volume55
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • MR imaging
  • Muscle dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Myositis
  • Skeletal muscle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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