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What does hypointense mean

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Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 46 years experience
Maybe: Did you mean hypotension? This can cause pow blood flow to the =kidney which could cause damage to you kidney

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 22 years experience
Need context: "hypointense" means "dark" signal on either t1 (more likely) or t2 weighted sequences. These mean different things, and thus more info is needed. Y... Read More
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology 39 years experience
MRI Description: Structures seen on MRI can be described as being hypointense. They mean a hypointense signal, where an area of darkness in the image is hypointense, ... Read More
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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Dr. Cassandra Lee
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
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