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A 38-year-old male asked:
Mri with no contrast came back "abnormal" for brain scan, for possible concussion. i did move my head a bit during mri scan. no symptoms, feel fine. doc recommends mri with contrast. could the head movement be a possible cause for abnormal reading?
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Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Concussion: Some mri's show disruption in brain activity during the postconcussion period. I don't think that an mri can actually diagnose a concussion at the time of the head injury. Does the radiologist recommend the mri with contrast? Is he or she concerned that the present mri findings may reveal other serious brain pathology? A neurologist collaborating with the radiologist could advise you best.
116 viewsAnswered Dec 17, 2019
Last updated Dec 17, 2019
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