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Pediatric primary and metastatic neuroblastoma: MRI findings: Pictorial review.
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PMID:  22503092     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become one of the most valuable modalities for initial and follow-up imaging of suspected or known neuroblastoma (NBL) owing to its excellent inherent contrast, lack of ionizing radiation and multiplanar imaging capability. Importantly, NBL has a variable appearance on different imaging modalities, and this is particularly pertinent to MRI. MRI is a cornerstone for management of NBL, providing essential information at initial presentation regarding diagnosis, staging, resectability and relation to vital structures. It can also define the extent of residual disease after surgical resection or assess the efficacy of treatment. Follow-up MRI is frequently performed to ensure sustained complete remission or to monitor known residual disease. This pictorial review article aims to provide the reader with a concise, yet comprehensive, collection of MR images of primary and metastatic NBL lesions with relevant correlation with other imaging modalities.
Authors:
Nour-Eldin A Nour-Eldin; Ola Abdelmonem; Ahmed M Tawfik; Nagy N N Naguib; Thomas Klingebiel; Udo Rolle; Dirk Schwabe; Marc Harth; Mohammed M Eltoukhy; Thomas J Vogl
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Magnetic resonance imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-5894     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8214883     Medline TA:  Magn Reson Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Johan Wolfgang Goethe-University Hospital, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Cairo University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt.
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