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Artifacts and Errors in Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Like other breast imaging modalities, breast MRI can have image artifacts. Breast MRI artifacts may sometimes mimic pathology, at other times obscure pathology, and often reduce the reliability of the diagnosis. The complexity of MRI sometimes makes artifacts more difficult to recognize and their causes more obscure than in mammography.1,2 Once recognized, it is often possible to reduce or eliminate artifacts for future patients. Here is a list of image artifacts occurring in breast MRI and discussed in this chapter


Breast Magnetic Resonance Image Signal Void Breast Coil Chemical Shift Artifact Truncation Artifact 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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