Skeletal muscle edema on MRI (differential)

The presence of intramuscular edema (increased high T2/STIR signal) on MRI carries an extremely broad differential. They include:

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rID: 10765
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Differential diagnosis of intramuscular high T2 signal on MRI
  • Differential diagnosis of intramuscular high STIR signal on MRI
  • Differential diagnosis of skeletal muscle oedema on MRI

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  • Case 1: acute denervation due to spinal injury
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  • Case 2: acute tear : pectoralis major
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    Case 3: Parsonage Turner syndrome
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  • Case 4: infective myositis
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  • Case 5: delayed onset muscle soreness
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