A 43-year-old member asked:
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what will a neck mri soft tissue show you?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Many things: Mri of the neck is performed without or with intravenous contrast and allows us to evaluate the muscles, soft tissues, bones, glands (parotid, submandibular), blood vessels, lymph nodes, airway, and any masses/cysts present.
Answered on Nov 21, 2015
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