Feasibility of Mapping T2 Relaxation Time in the Pediatric Metacarpal Head With a 3-T MRI System
American Journal of Roentgenology, 05/23/2012Karmazyn B et al.
T2 mapping of the metacarpal head cartilage is feasible in children on a 3–T scanner with commercially available coils. An increase in the T2 values near the osteochondral junction likely reflects the secondary physis.
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