n SA Journal of Radiology - Pseudolesions as seen on multislice CT : pictorial essay

Volume 9, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Extracted from text ... Introduction The advent of multislice computerised tomography (CT) has resulted in a huge step in diagnostic accuracy due to better image quality, multiplanar capabilities and faster speed of the scans. Pseudolesions are not unknown in radiology or in CT imaging. However the observation of some artefacts, especially the flow-related ones, has increased with the faster scanning. Lack of familiarity with these new pseudolesions can lead to misdiagnoses. Pseudolesions The lesions described below are noted frequently during imaging. This pictorial essay aimed at highlighting them as some of these lesions still confound junior staff, especially in their early learning curve. ..

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