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Does inflammation show on an mri

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Josué Abraham Hernández Benítez
Dr. Josué Abraham Hernández Benítezanswered
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Neuritis: MRI may show changes in the brain and the brain steam, in order to study a single nerve you should see a neurologist, so he can the a physical examina... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional 21 years experience
Yes: Inflammation can mask many things. However, short of surgery, there is not a lot that can be done to see the extent of the injury. You could ask you... Read More
Dr. Tashfeen Ekram
14 years experience
Get XRay: You should make sure to get an xray. An entitity konwn as calcific tendonitis/burisitis can be very difficult to diagnose on mri. Otherwise, you could... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Dibert
Neurology 32 years experience
MRI lesions: White matter abnormalities in the brain are nonspecific. They can represent a variety of conditions. Patients with sjogren's disease can have the anti... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
Not to worry: It sounds like a part of the report is missing. In identified white matter what? Most white matter signal findings in young patients may be related t... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Not expected than a ED visit would be productive. Unless you are developing progressive leg weakness due to cord compression, you will be sent home. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. CalviN Roseth
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Need diagnosis: Obviously we need to determine the underlying cause of the effusion. So we would need a thorough history/physical and review any and all testing to da... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes, changes related to osteoarthritis will still show with better detail, MRI remains the best available imaging test for the musculoskeletal system.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
Possibly : Those little white spots that you mention are common as we age. Without having seen them it is difficult to say but can be many different things. But ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
AS: Twenties male with chronic low back pain and positive hlab27 might be candidate for an ankylosing spondylitis diagnosis. Mri's do not image infla... Read More
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