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World J Radiol. Aug 28, 2015; 7(8): 202-211
Published online Aug 28, 2015. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v7.i8.202
Figure 2
Figure 2 Magnetic resonance imaging is superior to plain radiography for detection of bone metastasis. A: Lateral lumbar spine radiograph demonstrates subtle sclerotic metastatic deposits at the inferior endplate of T12 and L1 from a primary breast malignancy; Sagittal T1 (B) and short tau inversion recovery (STIR) (C) images of the spine acquired one day later demonstrate diffuse bone metastasis (abnormal low T1 and high STIR signal in the bone marrow) which is not evident on the radiograph.