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Abstract #1149

Phase Singularities at Fringelines Result in Artifactual Mirohemorrhages in SWI

John Anthony Butman1, 2, Ningzhi Li2, Wen-Tung Wang2, David Joy2, Dzung Pham2, 3

1Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States; 2Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Bethesda, MD, United States; 3Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, United States

An artifact which mimics the appearance of intracranial microhemorrhage arising from 2D homodyne SWI processing of gradient echo images is described.