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Q. Which of the following is true ?

a. MRI is superior to CT at demonstrating extracerebral fluid collections.

b. Acute cerebral haemorrhage (<3days) appear hyperintense on T2 weighted MRI.

c. Old cerebral hematoma (weeks to months) will appear hypointense on T2 weighted MRI with a thin rim of hyperintensity.

d. All of the above statements are false.


ANSWER:
Ans: A
Ref: Sutton  7th ed , Pg 1782 , 1768
MRI is superior to CT at demonstrating extracerebral fluid collections.
Acute cerebral  haemorrhage (<3days) appear HYPOINTENSE on T2 weighted MRI.
Old cerebral hematoma (weeks to months) will appear HYPERINTENSE on T2 weighted MRI with a thin rim of HYPOINTENSITY.




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