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Case 14.5 

Case 14.5
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Case 14.5
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0360
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date: 22 October 2019

31-year-old man with quadriplegia after a motor vehicle accident now has a draining decubitus ulcer

Axial FSE T1-weighted images (Figure 14.5.1) and fat-suppressed T2-weighted images (Figure 14.5.2) demonstrate a large soft tissue defect in the left lower buttock extending to the ischial tuberosity. The ischial tuberosity shows abnormally decreased T1-signal intensity and increased T2-signal intensity. Note also the abnormally increased signal intensity in the adjacent left obturator externus muscle....

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