MRI findings in Osteomyelitis
- See: MRI of Spinal Osteomyelitis
- may help identify associated abscesses, sequestra, and sinus tracts;
- MRI may reveal specific changes in bone marrow;
- in bone marrow, inflammatory exudate has decreased signal on T1 as compared to normal marrow;
- infected marrow will have higher signal on T2
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:49 pm