Sagittal STIR
Modality: MRI (STIR)

- “ Medullary bone infarcts and avascular necrosis are common complications of aggressive or long-term steroid therapy. Diseases such as lupus are com...”

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  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (musculoskeletal manifestations) - “ Musculoskeletal manifestations in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus are common and often symptomatic. Characteristic manifestations are s...”
  • Double line sign - “ The double line sign is an MRI finding seen at the periphery of a region of osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis, bone infarct). It is best seen on T...”
  • Bone infarction - “ Bone infarction is a term used to refer to osteonecrosis within the metaphysis or diaphysis of a bone. Necrosis is a type of cell death due to irr...”

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