Prostate cancer: Top places where tumors hide on multiparametric MRI - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Prostate tumors occasionally have unusual manifestations on multiparametric MR images that can present a diagnostic dilemma and result in a false-negative interpretation.

This article presents examples of such "hiding places" of prostate tumors, four in the peripheral zone and four in the central gland.

CONCLUSION: The provided pointers in multiparametric MRI assessment can aid the radiologist in achieving an accurate diagnosis of tumor in the eight scenarios described.

Written by:
Rosenkrantz AB, Verma S, Turkbey B.   Are you the author?
Department of Radiology, Center for Biomedical Imaging, NYU Langone Medical Center, 660 First Ave, 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10016.

Reference: AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Apr;204(4):W449-56.
doi: 10.2214/AJR.14.13280

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 25794094 Prostate Cancer Section