Cardiac MRI > Pathology > Cardiac Masses > Review Questions

Review Questions

1) Which of the following is not a characteristic of atrial myxoma?

Usually located in left atrium
Takes up gadolinium contrast media
Lower signal than blood pool on gradient echo
Always same signal as myocardium on spin echo
Attached to myocardium


2) Which of the following about cardiac thrombi is incorrect?

Acute thrombi have a higher signal than chronic thrombi on gradient echo imaging
Chronic thrombi are darker than myocardium on gradient echo imaging
Thrombi are brighter than the surrounding blood pool with gradient echo imaging
Cardiac thrombi do not take up gadolinium contrast media
Cardiac thrombi are associated with areas of myocardial akinesis


Your score is out of 2.

Answers

© Copyright Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia 2013