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Normal crystalline lens on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

 Normal MRI appearence of the bilateral normal crystalline lenses.

Case Discussion

Normal appearance of the crystalline lens on MRI:

  • Oval shaped (biconvex)
  • Hypointense on T2W images, hyperintense on T1W and FLAIR images compared to the vitreous humor

T2W is the best MRI sequence for lens assessment.

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Case information

rID: 65295
Published: 5th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Tag: mri, eye, lens
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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