, Volume 48, Issue 12, pp 881–885 | Cite as

Utility of fat-suppressed FLAIR and subtraction imaging in detecting meningeal abnormalities

  • Alexander McKinney
  • Chris Palmer
  • James Short
  • Leandro Lucato
  • Charles Truwit
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


We describe the use of a combination of fat-suppression SPIR (spectral inversion recovery) and subtraction FLAIR imaging to aid in detection of abnormal meningeal enhancement.


Subtraction FLAIR SPIR Gadolinium Meningitis 


Conflict of interest statement

We declare that we have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander McKinney
    • 1
  • Chris Palmer
    • 1
  • James Short
    • 1
  • Leandro Lucato
    • 2
  • Charles Truwit
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHennepin County Medical CenterMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Sao PauloUniversity of Sao PauloSao PauloBrazil

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