Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 1614–1615 | Cite as

The T2-dark spot sign

  • Saravana Kumar SwaminathanEmail author
Classics in Abdominal Imaging


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Statement of informed consent was not applicable since the manuscript does not contain any patient data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Oncologic ImagingNational Cancer Centre SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Diagnostic Radiology, SingHealth ResidencySingHealthSingaporeSingapore

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