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Table 2 MR characteristics of 22 subcutaneous lipomas

From: A comparison between histopathology and findings on magnetic resonance imaging of subcutaneous lipomatous soft-tissue tumors

T1-SI n FS T1-SI n T2-SI n FS T2-SI n CE FS T1-SI n
< SI of muscle 0 < SI of muscle 10 < SI of fat 0 < SI of water 14 None 12
= SI of muscle 0 = SI of muscle 0 = SI of fat 18 = SI of water 1 Subtle/ moderate 5
> SI of muscle 2 > SI of muscle 0 > SI of fat 1    Marked 0
= SI of fat 20 Not available 12 Not available 3 Not available 7 Not available 5
Homogeneous 15 Homogeneous 6 Homogeneous 14 Homogeneous 11 Homogeneous 5
Heterogeneous 7 Heterogeneous 4 Heterogeneous 5 Heterogeneous 4 Heterogeneous 0
  1. SI signal intensity