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Diffusion-weighted imaging in a patient with vertebral and epidural abscesses

James D Eastwood, Robin T Vollmer, James M Provenzale
AJNR. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2002, 23 (3): 496-8
In this report, we describe the appearance of the spinal vertebral body and epidural abscesses in a patient who underwent diffusion-weighted imaging of the spine and CT-guided aspiration of one of the abscesses. The abscesses were hyperintense relative to the surrounding tissues on diffusion-weighted images, and they appeared dark on apparent diffusion coefficient maps; these findings were consistent with those of published reports of the brain and liver.

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