A 22-year-old male asked:
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Can mri's show if there is less blood flow to the brain from a pinched or compressed vertebral artery? If they just do a scan of your brain notneck

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Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience in Radiology
Not normally: An MRA of the neck would be needed to definitively show any abnormality of vertebral artery blood flow.
Answered on Jul 16, 2014

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