Magnetic resonance imaging of pediatric muscular disorders. Recent advances and clinical applications.

Hee Kyung Kim, Diana M. Lindquist, Suraj D. Serai, Yogesh K. Mariappan, Lily L. Wang, Arnold C. Merrow, Kiaran P. McGee, Richard L. Ehman, Tal Laor

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This review describes various quantitative magnetic resonance imaging techniques that can be used to objectively analyze the composition (T2 relaxation time mapping, Dixon imaging, and diffusion-weighted imaging), architecture (diffusion tensor imaging), mechanical properties (magnetic resonance elastography), and function (magnetic resonance spectroscopy) of normal and pathologic skeletal muscle in the pediatric population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)721-742
Number of pages22
JournalRadiologic Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2013



  • Diffusion tensor imaging
  • Diffusion-weighted imaging
  • Dixon imaging
  • Magnetic resonance elastography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Skeletal muscle
  • T2 relaxation time

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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