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how to read an mri of the foot

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Be cautious: In interpreting the study yourself. These take quite a bit of training to do interpret correctly. Best bet, have a radiologist trained in musculoskele ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
27 years experience Radiology
Variable: Mri scans typically take 40-60 minutes, but there are many factors that determine the length of time. How the study is protocoled and the machine its ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Modic changes: describe various stages of vertebral body end plate marrow changes in the progression of degenerative disc disease. It could potentially be associated ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds likely: if the device has shifted, injections might be tried first. Be sure to discuss options with your surgeon.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Big difference: Ct scans use radiation to make the images. Mri uses no radiation but instead uses magnetic fields to create images. Both use computers to reconstruct ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Typically the healing process can take 6 weeks. Supplemental calcium and vitamin D3 may help. Your orthopedic specialist can provide the follow up ap ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: There is a huge amount of variability of costs between medical facilities and providers. Mris can range from a few hundred to thousands depending on w ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Not clear on this: Which kind of doctor exactly asked you to get a PET scan? It looks like ORTHOPEDIC. What is an orthopod doing getting an MRI of the head? At any rate ... 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
A 3d image: Of the ankle showing all of its anatomy.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Stroke: A stroke should be visible most times. Provided your event that you have raised question happened before last mri. Can take days to weeks for damage t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Foot: Cuboid is a foot bone.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Zubkov
26 years experience Neurology
Observation vs surge: It depends if it interferes with function. Surgery may treat if, if it does not bother you, then leave it alone.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
MRI: The MRI will show most of your internal organs and can usually be reconstructed in 3D depending on the technique. REad the following to help you be pr ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Neuromuscular cause: Neuromuscular disorder such as charcot marie tooth, cerebral palsy, etc can cause the first ray to drop and create a cavus foot. Other etiologies inc ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Complimentary: The MRI shows the anatomy of a nerve and whether it is enlarged/severed or being pushed on by nearby structures. Emg tests how the nerve transmits ele ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
1/3 up the leg: Achilles tendon merges into your gastro-soleus muscles about 1/3 up the leg from the heel. MRI is the best diagnostic tool to see inflammatory change ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Debatable: The podiatrists in my group treat everything from knee down including fractures and nerve issues (common peroneal nerve entrapment). This becomes a p ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Severe sprain: Most, not all avulsion fractures around the ankle are treated in a manner very similar to a severe ankle sprain. The ligaments that hold the bones of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: If you have inch length of bone, and apply compression force on it, that same bone become 1/2 inch in thickness because the unusual pressure applied o ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Up to doc: The radiologist and the referring orthopedist are in the best position to determine the the "right part" to look at. Often the patient and/or doctor p ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Talus: I'm not sure what the question is ? Have you been diagnosed with avascular necrosis or heard the terms ??
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This depends on why you have the compression fractures (assuming trauma at your age), how much vertebral body height is lost, if there is any abnormal ... Read More
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