Moire fringes

Case contributed by Dr J. Ray Ballinger

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Marked splenomegaly (the cause is not known in this patient - history lost) is noted. At the inferior aspects of the scan and in the right axillary region are alternating curvilinear bands of high and low signal. This is known as a moire fringe. 

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Case information

rID: 22002
Published: 3rd Mar 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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