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can non-pitting edema be seen on mri and is it distinguishable from pitting edema on the image?

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Dr. Adam Lustig
10 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Clinical : Pitting vs non pitting edema is a physical exam finding. An MRI can show edema (fluid) in the soft tissues but can't tell if it's pitting.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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