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Can a ligament tear be noticed on an X-ray or an mri?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: MRI will show best
X-rays are best suited for revealing bony abnormalities, whereas MRI is best for imaging soft tissue injury.

In brief: MRI will show best
X-rays are best suited for revealing bony abnormalities, whereas MRI is best for imaging soft tissue injury.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: MRI
Ligaments can only be seen on an mri.
Xrays are only able to show bones and the relationships between the bones.

In brief: MRI
Ligaments can only be seen on an mri.
Xrays are only able to show bones and the relationships between the bones.
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Dr. Bryan Reuss
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