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What is the definition or description of: head and neck mri?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
MRI IMAGES OF HEAD/N: It is magnetic resonance i maging of anatomocal structures of head and neck.It defines the the structures from brain to spinal chord, sinuses and facial bones to diagnose various conditions or to rule them out with normal imaging.
Dr. Lance Becker
Radiology 26 years experience
MRI of head and neck: An MRI performed of the head and neck.

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What is the definition or description of: neck mri?

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Dr. Richard Ramos
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Cervical region: A neck MRI will be done with the cervical spine being imaged. This will concentrate on the bones, nerves, discs and joints of the cervical spine. Due to the close proximity other soft tissues will be imaged including parts of the brain or organs like the thyroid. But it is not being dedicated to be looking at these other organs.
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What is a head and neck MRI used for?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
2 study each: They r 2 separate studies. 1=neck&1=head. Just a plain mr of each with no contrast, shows the shape & condition of the bones and soft tissues of each. Use in trauma, head aches, seizure disorders, tumors and other head related symptoms. The neck 4 trauma, pain, arm pain and more.

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