Identification of calcification with MRI using susceptibility‐weighted imaging: A case study Journal Articles uri icon

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  • AbstractSusceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) is a new MRI technique that can identify calcification by using phase images. We present a single case with a partially calcified oligodendroglioma, multiple calcified cysticercosis lesions, and multiple physiologic calcifications in the same patient. SWI phase images and computed tomography (CT) images are compared. SWI phase images showed the same calcified lesions as shown on CT and sometimes some new calcifications. Our conclusion is that SWI filtered phase images can identify calcifications as well as CT in this case. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging 2009;29:177–182. © 2008 Wiley‐Liss, Inc.


  • Wu, Zhen
  • Mittal, Sandeep
  • Kish, Karl
  • Yu, Yingjian
  • Hu, J
  • Haacke, Mark

publication date

  • January 2009