T2 blackout effect
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Gaillard, F., Bell, D. T2 blackout effect. Reference article, Radiopaedia.org. (accessed on 29 Sep 2022) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-41768
T2 blackout effect is a diffusion-weighted imaging phenomenon, representing the reverse of T2 shine through. The 'true' diffusion signal (as determined by ADC values) is reduced on DWI images (e.g. b=1000) by the presence of very low T2 signal (on b=0 images).
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