Peripheral MR neurography. Approach to interpretation

Avneesh Chhabra

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Abstract

The magnetic resonance neurography (MRN) examination is rapidly becoming a part of the diagnostic algorithm of patients with peripheral neuropathy; however, because of the technical demands and the lack of required reading skills, the examination is relatively underutilized and is currently limited to a few tertiary care centers. The radiologists with interest in peripheral nerve imaging should be able to perform and interpret this examination to exploit its potential for widespread use. This article outlines the systematic, stepwise approach to its interpretation and a brief discussion of the imaging pitfalls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-89
Number of pages11
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014

Keywords

  • Interpretation
  • Magnetic resonance neurography
  • Peripheral nerve imaging
  • Peripheral neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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