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Merely resolution: Mri shows larger lesions, but due to the size of many nerves, may not be accurate enough to image. Also, some nerves are mildly entrapped and images do not catch these. But not always case, as often the images do visualize the nerve problem. Matter of angles and cut width. Your doctor should be able to explain in detail. ...Read more
Can you visualize in the MRI views if the cranial nerves are encroaching in the skull base foramen?
MRI of cranial nerve: Mri can visualize the origins of the cranial nerves. As the nerves exit the brainstem and enter various canals and foramina, they become smaller and a bit more difficult to visualize directly. Not entirely sure what you mean by "encroaching in" the skull base foramen, but there can be direct/indirect findings on MRI if there is a problem with a cranial nerve at the skull base. ...Read more
Soreness under right skull base. Worse in morning and only felt when bending or jumping. Doesnt happen every day. Have bad vision. Bad vision? Tumor?
At the skullbase: there is presence of signal void in carotid and basilar arteries at the level of skull base. What does this mean?
Localized spinal pain, shoulder blade height, that radiates up to neck and skull base, making head turning painful for past 5 mths. What can it be?
Trapezius muscle pai: Trapezius muscle pain with spasm. Are you sleeping on only one side? Do you do a repetitive job? You need a mild muscle relaxant and a good massage. Physical therapy will help you strengthen the muscles that are weak. Warm compresses and stretching will help as well. Good luck! feel better. ...Read more
On a brain MRI whay does "expected signal voids are seen in the intracranial vessels at skull base"? Is that bad? Neuro said MRI was unremarkable.
Hello Dr, on the 1st of december i was involved in a car accidient and the doctor's report says the findings there is subtle fracture through the right mastoid air cells extending into the skull base. surgical opinion is needed, there is opacification of
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