A 33-year-old female asked:
i recieved brain ct scan results they say incomplete fat suppression can some one please explain this. thanks for your reply?
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Dr. Ryan Polselli answered
14 years experience Radiology
Technical finding: I am going to assume that you had an MRI rather than ct. Incomplete fat suppression has nothing to do with anything in your body or you as a patient. "fat suppression" is a technique used in MRI to make the images appear a certain way. It is often technically difficult to obtain complete suppression so we as radiologists refer to this finding as "incomplete fat suppression." i hope this helps.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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