Multiparametric MR Imaging of Benign and Malignant Bone Lesions

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Although radiography is a first-line test for the assessment of bone lesions, MR imaging is needed for defining the extent of a bone tumor. In addition, MR imaging provides features and metrics for the characterization of bone lesions as well as for the evaluation a tumor following treatment. There are several noncontrast and contrast-enhanced sequences available for clinical use that collectively provide valuable information for tumor evaluation, and include conventional T1-weighted imaging, fluid-sensitive sequences, chemical shift imaging, and diffusion-weighted imaging with ADC mapping, as well as postcontrast sequences, including static postcontrast imaging and dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)559-569
Number of pages11
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2018


  • Bone neoplasm
  • Chemical shift imaging
  • DCE-MR imaging
  • DWI
  • MR imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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