Differential Diagnosis in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Francis A. Burgener, Steven P. Meyers, Raymond R. Tan
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Organized by findings to reflect how radiologists really work, this outstanding new book offers more than 1,950 MR images depicting the congenital and acquired disorders you encounter every day. Along with the magnetic resonance images, findings are presented in tabular format, providing brief summaries of essential demographic, pathologic, and clinical features of each disease. Thousands of high-quality illustrations assist in reaching the correct diagnosis even when you are faced with an abnormal finding. The book is divided into anatomical sections, including: the brain; head and neck; spine; musculoskeletal system; chest; abdomen; and pelvis. You will find coverage of the most common diseases, as well as rare and unusual conditions. All diseases and findings are cross-referenced, providing quick access to desired information. Special features of Differential Diagnosis in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: -Chapters arranged by anatomic location instead of by disease, mirroring the approach you apply in daily practice *Hundreds of helpful tables explaining pathological processes provide quick access to the diagnostic information you need *Each disease accompanied by a description of specific findings, allowing you to differentiate between conditions that have similar appearances -xamples given for the rarest of situations and common everyday cases *More than 1,950 state-of-the-art images, along with detailed diagrams and charts, give helpful examples of the findings you actually see in practice *Extensive cross-referencing of information helps you find the most applicable material for reaching the correct diagnosis Here is the quintessential guide to magnetic resonance imaging that radiologists and other physicians involved in interpreting MR images need to enhance their diagnostic skills. Residents and fellows will use it as an invaluable board preparation tool. Keep this practical text close at hand!