From the case: Low grade glioma

Axial MRS
Modality: MRI (MRS)

- “ Low-grade gliomas are generally characterized by a relatively high concentration of N-acetylaspartate (NAA), low level of choline and absence of l...”

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  • Choline peak - “ Choline is a precursor of acetylcholine (ACH), a component of cell membranes which is commonly examined in MR spectroscopy. It resonates at 3.2 pp...”
  • MR spectroscopy - “ MR spectroscopy (MRS) allows tissue to be interrogated for the presence and concentration of various metabolites. Grossman and Yousem said "If you...”
  • Diffuse astrocytoma - “ Diffuse astrocytomas, also referred to as low-grade infiltrative astrocytomas, are designated as WHO II tumors of the brain. The term diffuse infi...”

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