Magnetic resonance imaging

What is Magnetic resonance imaging?

It is a test that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. In many cases MRI gives different information about structures in the body than can be seen with an X-ray, ultrasound, or computed tomography (CT) scan. The area of the body being studied is placed inside a special machine that contains a strong magnet.

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My mri of my thoracic stated mildly heterogenous marrow signal,may be due to yellow conversion. Should I be...

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Your MRI is rightly reported & it is normalfinding

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The bone marrow in...

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hi. recently had a brain mri while having serious vertigo symptoms. The doctor called to tell me I had an abnormal mri showing a small dark spot on...

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An abnormal small area in the brain that you are referring to is probably a lacunar infarct or small vascular ischemic...

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I have a cervical fusion from c5-c7. MRI shows c4-c5 has a posterior diffuse disc bulge. C6 has a small posterior odtephyte at the superior C6...

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According to reports your have degenerative disc prolapse of spine

1.There is posterior diffuse bulging of disc at...

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