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Imaging of Myopathies


Filli, Lukas; Winklhofer, Sebastian; Andreisek, Gustav; Del Grande, Filippo (2017). Imaging of Myopathies. Radiologic Clinics of North America, 55(5):1055-1070.

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.

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.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Neuroradiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:September 2017
Deposited On:05 Dec 2017 14:45
Last Modified:19 Feb 2018 09:32
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0033-8389
OA Status:Closed
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcl.2017.04.010
PubMed ID:28774448

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