Hong Kong Med J 2003;9:134-6 | Number 2, April 2003
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma with left suprascapular neuropathy on magnetic resonance imaging
Y Faridah, BJJ Abdullah
Department of Radiology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Magnetic resonance imaging is gaining importance in the diagnosis of nerve and muscular disorders. The ability of magnetic resonance imaging to delineate the different muscles and the nerve in any plane has made the differentiation between the changes of neuropathy, denervation, and nerve entrapment possible. Although findings on magnetic resonance imaging are non-specific, their use, coupled with clinical symptoms and electromyographic findings, allow an accurate diagnosis to be made without resorting to invasive biopsies.
Key words: Denervation; Lymphoma; Magnetic resonance imaging; Non-Hodgkin
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