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Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Not sure: Epidural fat is common and it can get thickened. We call this epidural lipomatosis and it can narrow the spinal canal where the nerve roots run. It is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Though unlikely. Generally, a spinal MRI is focused on the spinal structures. However, it is possible. A bigger question would be why you think you ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prob not: A lumbar MRI may not have the field of view to show the abdomen clearly. It is possible, but the radiologist needs to be looking for it, especially if ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: If MRI is done for spine focus will be on spine , speak to your doctor , if you think you have ovarian cyst problem , must be seen by gyn doctor and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Not by imaging alone: There is no definitive way to determine pathological type tumor by neuroimaging alone.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
14 years experience Family Medicine
Mayo: Having trained at mayo, i can tell you that you can have your images reviewed by mayo radiologists and then determine appropriate followup imaging. To ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unknowable: Ask the radiology department for a report. Diverticula are small outpouchings on the colon and can be multiple. There are some other less common bow ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
T-1 VS T2 images : T-2 will show h2o & it appears white. It is in the way the mr looks @ things. That's a simple explanation. In aback the t-2 will show h2o content of d ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Glad and congratulate for getting good healthcare including deepening into MRI study. For your best possible practical benefit, you should refer this ... Read More

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