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Can CT and MRI see previous strokes or tia's?

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Dr. J. Alex Thomas
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In brief: Yes, usually.

Yes, ct and MRI can see previous strokes as long as they are older than 24 hours or so (mri can see strokes acutely.
) tia's, by definition, are transient and usually don't leave any evidence on scans.

In brief: Yes, usually.

Yes, ct and MRI can see previous strokes as long as they are older than 24 hours or so (mri can see strokes acutely.
) tia's, by definition, are transient and usually don't leave any evidence on scans.
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