Coronal TSE DWI i...
Coronal DWI
Coronal TSE DWI imaging (b-value 1000) shows hyperintense foci in the left middle ear and resection area, which is suggestive of cholesteatoma. These findings are to be correlated with the ADC map. The TSE DWI is more time consuming than the EPI DWI but is much less susceptible to artifacts and allows detection of cholesteatomas as small as 2 mm.
Modality: MRI (DWI)

- “ Conventional MRI with diffusion-weighted imaging is recommended in patients with a suspicion of cholesteatoma recurrence or residual tumor tissue ...”

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