Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Muscle

  • Mini N. Pathria
  • Robert D. Boutin


At the end of this presentation, readers should be able to:
  • Identify the normal imaging features of skeletal muscle on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

  • Recognize that some muscle abnormalities do not produce signal alterations.

  • Recognize the common patterns of muscle inflammation.

  • Know the most common classification system used for muscle injury.

  • Understand the evolution of hemorrhage in muscle tissues.


Compartment Syndrome Muscle Injury Inclusion Body Myositis Myositis Ossificans Muscle Strain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mini N. Pathria
    • 1
  • Robert D. Boutin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUCSD School of MedicineSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyMedical Resources Inc.DavisUSA

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