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Magnetic resonance appearance of the kidneys in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3787871     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A diagnosis of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria may be suggested with magnetic resonance imaging, based on the massive renal cortical hemosiderosis that occurs in this disease. A diffuse bilateral depression of renal cortical signal intensity will be observed that is caused mainly by a shortening of the T2 relaxation time of renal cortical protons by the paramagnetic effect of the locally increased ferric ion concentration in the proximal convoluted tubule.
Authors:
A R Lupetin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologic radiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0171-1091     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol Radiol     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-24     Completed Date:  1986-12-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909483     Medline TA:  Urol Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal / pathology*
Hemosiderosis / etiology
Humans
Kidney Cortex / pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / diagnostic use
Male

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