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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Soroush Seifirad, M.D.[2]

Overview

Abdominal MRI may be helpful in the diagnosis of appendiceal cancer. Diffusion weighted MRI has been shown to be the modality of choice for peritoneal carcinomatosis evaluation.

MRI

Small bowel carcinoid with liver metastases. Source:Case courtesy of Dr Vikas Shah, via radiopedia (rID: 46857)

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