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Fig. 3 | Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research

Fig. 3

From: Combined intravoxel incoherent motion diffusion-weighted MR imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy in differentiation between osteoporotic and metastatic vertebral compression fractures

Fig. 3

A 59-year-old man with lung neoplasm of L5 vertebra. a Mid sagittal CT showed vertebra bone destruction (arrow). b, c T1-weighted and T2-weighted images. The lesion is hypointense on T1-weighted image (arrow) and hyperintense on T2-weighted image (arrow). d IVIM-DWI image, high signal, and regions of interest were placed within lesion (circle), f = 0.092, D = 1.17 × 10−3 mm2/s, D* = 6.44 × 10−2 mm2/s; e MRS, LPA = 479, WPA = 9740, lipid fraction of 4.69 at L5 metastatic fracture

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