A 58-year-old female asked:
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will a brain mri with contrast show any tmj disorders?

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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
MRI: Need to have MRI specifically for TMJ
Answered on Mar 15, 2019
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Probably not.: The MRI probably looked at the temple area including brain. So, if it was read as normal, no worries. Tmj most likely.
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