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Abstract #4630

Imaging Features of the Hypointense Solid Lesions on T2-Weighted MR Images in the Genitourinary Tract

Sung Bin Park1

1Radiology, Cheil General Hospital & Women's Healthcare Center, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

The vast majority solid lesions are hyperintense on T2-weighted MR images and suggest malignancy. Rarely, however, some solid lesions may appear hypointense on those images. Causes for this uncommon appearance include deposition, related to the presence of blood degradation products, macromolecules and other conditions.