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Why would neurologist order thoracic MRI with contrast?

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In brief: Confirming diagnosis

The MRI is in response to symptoms and exam findings suggesting a problem in your thoracic spine.
The contrast can reveal presence of inflammation, but also demonstrate abnormal blood vessels such as an epidural ateriovenous malformation.

In brief: Confirming diagnosis

The MRI is in response to symptoms and exam findings suggesting a problem in your thoracic spine.
The contrast can reveal presence of inflammation, but also demonstrate abnormal blood vessels such as an epidural ateriovenous malformation.
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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology
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In brief: BBB breakdown

To assess whether there is any breakdown of the blood brain barrier in the cord or in the meninges covering the spine.

In brief: BBB breakdown

To assess whether there is any breakdown of the blood brain barrier in the cord or in the meninges covering the spine.
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Dr. Walter Husar
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