T1 black holes

T1 black holes are hypointense lesions commonly seen on T1WI in patients with multiple sclerosis, and indicates the chronic stage with white matter destruction, axonal loss and irreversible clinical outcome.

There is a correlation between the number of black holes and patient positive outcome3.

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rID: 35417
Section: Signs
Tags: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • T1 black hole
  • Black hole sign
  • Black hole

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