A 31-year-old member asked:
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what does a mri of the back show?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Quite a bit: The MRI will show the disks between the vertebrae, the vertebrae themselves, the spinal canal, the spinal cord (if the study is of the cervical or thoracic spine as the spinal cord ends in the lumbar region), and the nerve roots. Surrounding soft tissues will also be included.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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