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mri shows flow voids are shown in the basilar and internal carotid as well as large posterior dural sinuses

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cooper
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Head and Neck Masses: Mri uses large magnets to create images of possible masses. Mri is a related technology that images blood vessels to look for blockages or aneurysms ( ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not stroke. Have you had any EMG or other testing? Is c spine ok?!
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: .If these symptoms persist you should have an evaluation by a neurologist to check for polyneuritis, multiple sclerosis, calcium deficiency, etc. Stro ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: If you just had clear imaging recently, and then after that started noticing this, then yes, you should still consider stroke. While those images came ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Marra
28 years experience Radiology
Movement: “The term “flow void” generally refers to blood that is moving within a vessel. Produces a dark appearance which is normal and expected. Considered ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Normal variant: The arteries at the base of the brain can course in several different patterns but ultimately get the job done, that is, supply brain tissue. Your pat ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Instructions: I suggest to discuss this result with Doctor who prescribe this test for you because all MRI result requires correlation with clinical presentation. A ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
ACL injury : You'll likely need surgery. I usually recommend to my patients to get a second opinion and research your orthopedic surgeon before committing to surge ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience Fertility Medicine
See a specialist: You have multiple fibroids and the treatment options are complicated. You need to discuss these findings with the doctor who ordered the mri. The ovar ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Not yet!: Follow up with pcp about diet, statins, ; frequency of follow ups.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need CT angiogram: Flow void on MRI means that in flow is not seen with MRI technique this could be artefact. Ct angiogram or angiogram can help to make sure that arter ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No the MRI will not show the carotid arteries. It evaluates brain matter, not vasculature. MRA of head and neck will evaluate vasculature. US of the c ... Read More

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