Imaging appearance of tissues on T1 and T2 weighted sequences

General imaging appearance of tissues on T1 and T2 weighted sequences

StructureT1 IntensityT2 Intensity
Fat, fatty marrowHighHigh
Hyaline cartilageIntermediateIntermediate
MuscleIntermediateIntermediate
Fluid, edemaLowHigh
NeoplasmLowHigh
Cortical boneVery lowVery low
Tendon, ligamentsVery lowVery low

High signal appears white on magnetic resonance imaging; low signal appears black on magnetic resonance imaging.

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