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what is a black spot on an mri image? gas? (mri of lumbar spine)

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Dr. Eric Goodman
26 years experience Radiology
Gas or calcification: Dark spots ( low signal intensity) can be many things depending on location and MRI pulse sequence. The most common reasons would be gas or calcification on a spine mri.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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