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Why were my mri images blurry
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chaoanswered
Radiology 40 years experience
Yes: Mri does not use xrays and can see right through a lead plate for instance.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
A black strap betw--: The femur (thigh bone) and tibia (leg bone) in the middle of the joint. Its intact on all the images not showing any disruption or laxity.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 56-year-old female asked:
Mri shows 2 cysts. size not given in report. does image on mri film show actual size i can measure with a ruler?
Dr. Richard Zimonanswered
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
No: the "size" IS reported as the "size" ON IMAGING...... BTW it is usually NOT the "size" but the NUMBER and APPEARANCE of the cysts that are the clue to... Read More
1.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Paul Veltanswered
Diagnostic Radiology 44 years experience
Not really: But there may be a scale on the film you can use. The images are very variable. Depends on how they are made, printed, viewed. Should have been measur... Read More
1.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
I had an mri of the thorastic spine done today and one shows the exact image of a baby ! can this be ? or something else i wish i could show u the pic
Most likely explana-: Tion is that you must be pregnant. Mri can be done in late stages of pregnancy, for someone with acute low back pain. I don't know what else to tell y... Read More
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southardanswered
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Very different: An MRI is a structural scan for the most part (though there are functional scans that are done too, but are less common) that allows you to identify ... Read More
2.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lustiganswered
12 years experience
Clinical : Pitting vs non pitting edema is a physical exam finding. An MRI can show edema (fluid) in the soft tissues but can't tell if it's pitting.
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 27-year-old male asked:
When investigating peroneal subluxation via mri, should the scan (image view) be from the medial, or from the lateral side?
Dr. Edward Hellmananswered
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Lateral: An MRI of the foot would typically show the entire foot. The perineal tendons are on the lateral part of the foot, and so for the to be visualized th... Read More
3.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old female asked:
In an mri of the spinal cord, what can a dark spot surrounded by a white ring i indicate? it was a sag stir image done without contrast.
Dr. Jean Jeudyanswered
Radiology 19 years experience
Likely normal cord: A STIR sequence is to evaluate edema or fluid. On an axial slice using STIR technique you will normally see dark signal from the spinal cord surrounde... Read More
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 20-year-old female asked:
Hello. my husband recently had mri scan. no results yet. tho he already have the images. the arteries has shown 4 clogged like image.what could it be?
Dr. Anthony Fillyanswered
Radiology 28 years experience
Can't see image: Unless you send a private message a doctor can't see image. It sounds like you may be describing something called moyamoya but hard to say without a p... Read More
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old female asked:
Does mri contrast amounts differ depending on what is being examined? for example, would an image of the brain and spine use more contrast than just the brain? (i know weight matters) thanks?
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
The amount only changes with your weight.
Reviewed Sep 29, 2021
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