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A 22-year-old female asked:

I am having physical tics/spasms mostly in my upper body and my hands shake sometimes. what is my doctor looking for in a brain mri and an eeg?

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Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Doctor: Wants to rule out Seizure Disorders and Brain Masses.
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