A 33-year-old female asked:
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is an mrv of head and neck without contrast sufficient to see any cause of pulsitile tinnitus? had mra w contrast but contrast caused tingling 4 weeks

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: that is probably not sufficient to work up pulsatile tinnitus. Causes unrelated to venous anomalies may be undetected on mrv.
Answered on Mar 22, 2018
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
MRI: Ask your physician who ordered th scan to determine f it was sufficient to make a definitive diagnosis
Answered on Mar 22, 2018

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