Abdomen, Anatomy, Gastrointestinal tract, MR, Education, Varices, Fistula, Education and training
I. D. S. Alves1, D. Vendramini1, K. Schoen2, N. F. C. Guerreiro1, F. L. D. S. Costa1, J. Filho1, N. Horvat1; 1São Paulo/BR, 2São Paulo, Paraná/BR
The adequate characterization of benign anorectal diseases through MRI is crucial in the management of the patients.
The radiologist should be aware of the main imaging characteristics to assist the most appropriate approach.
Although most of the anorectal conditions are benign,
medical intervention is often required in order to improve the patients' quality of life.
The detection and correct characterization of anorectal diseases through MRI is one of the main tools in choosing the best treatment for the patients contributing to the selection of those who will benefit from the surgical treatment or those who will maintain clinical follow-up.