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What does "increased marrow signal in proximal radial diaphysis and distal humerus is most likely due to artifact" mean in reference to an elbow joint?

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Dr. Roger Blauvelt
Hand Surgery 32 years experience
Nothing: This sounds like an MRI report. Firstly, most MRIs of the elbow are done without a good reason and are not helpful. For example in you case it has raised concerns about something that is nothing. An artifact is a false image that does not add diagnostic info or is misleading.

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