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Does an MRI of the hips show the sacrum

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
MRI: Yes.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Musculoskeletal: 30's female w. unilateral pain in low back, hip & vaginal regions could have sacroiliac, SI, joint disorder. When one SI torques, torsion is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The vast: Majority of tarlov cysts are incidental findings and not clinically relevant, and require no treatment. If you have a labral injury of the hip, you n ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See your physician: You have strongly described some findings that we cannot clarify on this website. It'll be important that you discuss this thoroughly with your physic ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Yes
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Khounganian
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Need a spinal tap: For evaluating spinal fluid a spinal tap is necessary. This is the only way to evaluate the fluid for any problems. An MRI would only be able to eval ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Good test: Mri does see the back of the knee and some problems, such as popliteal cysts, can cause pain there. The posterior horns of the menisci are also at the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
An Abd/pelvis CT: likely includes at least partial visualization of the hips, and could potentially detect some abnormalities in that region. However, since the exam w ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A 3d image: Of the ankle showing all of its anatomy.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
39 years experience Radiology
Spine or ENT spaces: Mri of the neck could mean a study of the cervical spine, and therefore would show disc herniations, vertebral problems and spinal cord problems. It c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Magnetic resonance : An MRI of the brain shows the blood vessels indirectly because the moving blood creates a "signal void". A magnetic resonance angiogram of the brain s ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It can: Especially when significant.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
It should.: An X-ray of a long bone, like the tibia, is supposed to include the joints at either side of that long bone.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
The spine: Bony vertebrae, disks between them, nerve roots in the spinal canal with surrounding spinal fluid, tip of the spinal cord, some of the sacrum, and sur ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes. MRI does not : Need contrast enhancement and is a great imaging device for making a diagnosis of infection inthe spine whether it involves bone ( osteomyelitis ), di ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Cluett
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chondroplasty: A chondroplasty means the cartilage is being smoothed out, and loose or unstable parts are removed. The patella is the kneecap, and the medial side i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Her is one: See image please.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not in detail: The MRI of the cervical and dorsal show conditions in the lungs but in detail and clarity, because not intended for that.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
27 years experience General Surgery
Only hip: Unless specified by your ordering MD only the one hip will be xray'ed.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Bone/cartilage shift: Osteochondritis dessicans refers to a condition in which a piece of cartilage and a small piece of bone have come detached. It is common in the knee. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually not or never: If the problem is in the sacrum or coccyx the MRI would have to be ordered of that specific area.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Thomas
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hmm: Could you clarify your question? An MRI is one of several excellent tests to look at the aorta. It can be very detailed and provide amazing pictures ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Ultrasound generally does not have the resolution to show uric acid crystals in you feet joint spaces but might show some degree of degeneration. The ... Read More
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