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Preliminary observations and clinical value of lipid peak in high-grade uterine sarcomas using in vivo proton MR spectroscopy.

Authors
  • Takeuchi, Mayumi
  • Matsuzaki, Kenji
  • Harada, Masafumi
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Radiology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2013
Volume
23
Issue
9
Pages
2358–2363
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-013-2856-4
PMID: 23740024
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

• High lipid peak on MR spectroscopy is suggestive of uterine sarcomas. • Lipid peak is observed in both viable and necrotic areas in sarcomas. • MR spectroscopy may be useful in distinguishing uterine sarcomas from benign leiomyomas.

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