A 20-year-old male asked:
Chance of having brain tumor with negative mri without contrast, normal eeg, normal neurological physical exam?? worried.
does epilepsy assessment mri screen for brain tumor?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurology 58 years experience
Very Low: Need more information What was the reason for ordering an MRI in the first place Go by what your physician who ordered the MRI advises.
22 viewsAnswered Dec 01, 2020
Neurology 52 years experience
Very unlikely tumor: If your MRI and EEG are normal, why would you want contrast, with a possible renal reaction or allergic reaction, to merely affirm absence of structural pathology? I would think you might feel far better with a face to face conference with your doctor to discuss all lingering concerns, and plan next steps.
22 viewsReviewed Dec 03, 2020
Last updated Dec 3, 2020
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