Zipper artifact (MRI) from RF noise

Case contributed by Dr Alan Nazerian

Equidistant linear artifacts perpendicular to the frequency-encoding direction, MRI of the cervical and thoracic spine, in a child who needed anesthesia. The artifact is from RF noise, secondary to the machines required for anesthesia.

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Case information

rID: 45665
Published: 2nd Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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