Magnetic susceptibility artifact

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Scheduled follow-up MRI in a head-neck tumour. The patient underwent dental surgery in the interval.

Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

A magnetic dental retention system had been implanted, causing massive distortion of the magnetic field.

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Case Information

rID: 16721
Case created: 15th Feb 2012
Last edited: 27th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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