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Free Content Food for Thought: A Review of Neuroradiographic Signs Inspired by Food

Whetting appetites for both knowledge and lunch, there is a rich history of naming signs in radiology after delectable treats. Built to entice even the most discerning palate, this collection of neuroradiologic signs is presented here to prove that learning neuroradiology can be as sweet as it is stimulating. Imaging signs are important to the practice of neuroradiology, a medical subspecialty whose work can influence the decisions of other clinicians. They can assist the physician by associating complex pathologic processes with common, recognizable images from everyday life. Signs may aid the neuroradiologist in the interpretation of MR imaging and other imaging studies by adding confidence to a diagnosis. Sugary treats apparently offer the most inspiration, causing radiology reads to make the ordering physician’s stomach grumble.

Learning Objective: To recognize 9 food-inspired radiologic signs and identify the pathology behind them

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 2024

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