magnetic resonance neurography


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magnetic resonance neurography

A modification of MRI used to directly image nerves by optimising selectivity for MR water properties of nerves.

Indications
Magnetic resonance neurography is used to evaluate nerve compression or entrapment neuropathies.
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Sciatica of nondisc origin and piriformis syndrome: diagnosis by magnetic resonance neurography and interventional magnetic resonance imaging with outcome study of resulting treatment.
Special imaging for nerves with magnetic resonance neurography can detect piriformis muscle syndrome--a condition in which the narrow piriformis muscle irritates or pinches the sciatic nerve.
Unlike conventional MRI scans, magnetic resonance neurography can reliably image nerves.

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