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What Does Mri Of Neck Indicate In Evaluating Thyroid
Should I do an mri of neck? I have small knots along carotid but they are maybe normal lymphnodes?
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
US detected 33 mm enlarged node in submandibular, 5 days later MRI of neck just detected 6mm enlarged node in submental!which one is more reliable?
They both: should be reliable. A lymph node has three dimensions, and some protocols are based on measuring the shortest dimension(short axis diameter), while others may measure the node in the longest dimension(long axis diameter). So you may be getting different(yet accurate) measurements of the same node. Or they could be different lymph nodes. Talk to your doctor, the 2 studies need to be correlated. ...Read more
Is neck pain associated with stroke? No trauma or injury. Pain has persisted for a few weeks. Mri of neck was normal.
Contrast: It may however contrast gives a better image ...Read more
What does small, non enlarged incidental reactive lymph nodes that are noted on the neck, which are probably reactive, mean on an MRI of neck? Should i be scared about cancer?
We all have lymph ..: Nodes, and radiologists see them all the time. The challenge is separating definitely benign from lymph nodes that need to be further evaluated. Although no one can be 100% sure (nothing is in medicine), the description you list in the report (non enlarged, incidental probably reactive lymph nodes) is most consistent with a benign diagnosis. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does Minimal discogenic marrow signal abnormalities superior endplate C6 and C7 mean on a MRI of neck report?
Pain radiating from neck down right side into arm, back and legXray, two MRI's on shoulder MRI of neck and an EMG still yet to find the cause of pain?
Consider: Possible inflammatory problem, or maybe a nerve issue involving small fibres, which will not be picked up by your prior studies. Did EMG study brachial plexus?? Were blood tests helpful? Did you see a rheumatologist or a neurologist. Does Fabry's disease run in your family? A few random thots, to run by your doctors. ...Read more
Had MRI of neck, said "non enlarged bilateral reactive lymph nodes"...Should i b scared? Had r side neck pain for 5 weeks now, scared its cancer thx
For 8 mos. I had a headache (posterior, 10+ pain) & rash on thighs. Both gone for 2 mos.-but are now back! MRI of neck up =good. Think stress induced?
Can a herniated disk in the low back area cause numbness and tingling in the arms and hands? Mri of neck was neg, no abnormalities shown.
No: Herniated disc of the low back can cause numbness and tingling in one leg (rarely both), but not in the arms. 25% of americans have herniated disc in the lumbar spine without any symptoms. Seek the help of a rehabilitation physician who can sort out the nerve, muscle and soft tissue problems that can produce your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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