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does brain damage show up on an mri?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Think about it, Remy: Whatever would you do brain MRIs for if they didn't show "damage"? The difficulty here lies with your terminology. Brain "damage" is so vague as to be essentially meaningless. MANY disease processes can afflict the brain, & the MRI appearance of "damage" is distinctive depending on the kind of "damage" it is. Neuroradiologists interpret the "damage" all day long. I'm very grateful that they exist.
Answered on May 17, 2016

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