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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
23 years experience Radiology
Yes: Mri can show the structure of the brain and suggest possible causes of seizure but cannot prove that seizure activity is focal or generalized. This d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
That depends: Basically to better evaluate the brain and orbits than you would see with a ct scan. Subtle findings are better seen with an mri- and it is frequently ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Usually two: There are rules imposed by Medicare and Medicaid. Usually these will be billed as two separate scans.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Would need hx review: There is a range of normal for just about everything in the body, including the cerebral sulci. You should have a review of your medical and social h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
Shows demyelination: Recent revision of the diagnostic criteria for MS have increased the importance of MRI findings. The diagnosis of MS is made sooner in the course of t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not really: You might discuss with your doctor, but would not necessarily pursue old problem which could have been associated with prior head trauma, or even an i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mittal
15 years experience Neurology
MRI brain: It is less likely that MRI brain will be helpful in this situation. The best way to approach this would be to see a neurologist for an evaluation.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Not the spine: Mri of the brain and orbits will show the back of the head but will not show the spine.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Too young.....: Anxiety tops the list........rarely genetic factor, maternal alcohol use, shiphylis, B12, Thyroid deficiency can be considered.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Call Doctor's Office: We cant answer this.I suggest you call the doctor's office and find out if they bgot the report.The MRI reports have to be transcribed and when lookin ... Read More

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