A 30-year-old female asked:
are paresthesias along with loss of sensation in legs, burning in head a sign of a stroke? can an mri of brain detect previous strokes?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
MRI is best : Stroke symptoms are variable but a brain MRI will detect even very small stokes almost immediately. Ct scanning, although cheaper and faster, can miss small strokes or very early strokes.
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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