Endometrioma with shading sign

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Presentation

Menstrual disturbance since one month

Patient Data

Age: 47
Gender: Female
MRI

Endometrioma with shading sign

Case Discussion

Shading sign is the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging finding of T2 shortening in an adnexal cyst that is hyperintense on T1-weighted images

It is a distinguishing feature of endometriotic cysts (endometriomas) at MR imaging

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Case information

rID: 17665
Case created: 3rd May 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
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