MRI is helpful to confirm and characterize adnexal lesions, and to determine disease extent and response to therapy.

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References

  1. Sala E, Kataoka MY, Priest AN, et al. Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Multiparametric MR Imaging Demonstrates Response- and Metastasis-specific Effects. Radiology 2012; 263:149-159. PubMed link
  2. Kyriazi S, Collins DJ, Messiou C, et al. Metastatic ovarian and primary peritoneal cancer: assessing chemotherapy response with diffusion-weighted MR imaging--value of histogram analysis of apparent diffusion coefficients. Radiology 2011; 261:182-192. PubMed link
  3. Moyle P, Addley HC, Sala E. Radiological staging of ovarian carcinoma. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2010; 31:388-398. PubMed link

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