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How much does a knee MRI with contrast shows? What do they do during a Knee MRI with contrast what is the procedure

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: MR arthrogram

There are two kinds of contrast.
Injecting contrast into the joint beside the kneecap will help look for tears of the meniscus or cartilage. Injecting contrast into an arm vein will help look for infection or tumor around the knee. It just depends what your doc is looking for. The needles used are thin, so they don't really hurt, honestly. Let us know if you need help reviewing your MR results.

In brief: MR arthrogram

There are two kinds of contrast.
Injecting contrast into the joint beside the kneecap will help look for tears of the meniscus or cartilage. Injecting contrast into an arm vein will help look for infection or tumor around the knee. It just depends what your doc is looking for. The needles used are thin, so they don't really hurt, honestly. Let us know if you need help reviewing your MR results.
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