Will an abdominal MRI show stomach cancer?

Potentially. An mri of the abdomen shows the structures in the abdomen, and it would show a gastric cancer that is large enough to be detectable. In its very early stages, gastric cancer may be subtle enough to not be detected on mri. Don't hesitate to discuss directly with your gi Doctor.

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Will an abdominal MRI show the colon if colon cancer is present? What about the rectum?

Not best test. While abdominal MRI can show signal changes as a result of colon cancer, if the tumor / polyp is small, or in a fold, then there's a high probability of missing it. CT colonography is a better test, but has limitations. The BEST test is a colonoscopy (by an experienced Gastroenterologist). In fact, colonoscopy is used to SCREEN for colon cancer in high-risk populations. TTYD or use HealthTap Prime. Read more...

Can an abdominal MRI show if a gallbladder is diseased?

Yes, depending on the disease and type of MRI performed. If the MRI was not tailored to look at the gallbladder/biliary tree, it might not help much. Read more...

Can CT scan of the abdomen show stomach cancer or endocoscopy will show more?

Endoscopy. Endoscopy is much better at catching an early stomach cancer that would essentially be missed on CT scan. CT scan is useful to check to see if it has moved into other organs like the liver or the lining of the abdominal cavity. Read more...

Will an abdominal CT scan with contrast show stomach cancer?

It can. If the cancer is advanced or particularly invasive it will show on a CT. Better diagnostic tool for this might be an upper endoscopy instead. Read more...

Will an abdominal MRI reveal parasite condition?

No commonly. While an MRI might show bowel dilation or bowel wall thickening as a result of intestinal parasites, the diagnosis is made with stool analysis. Sometimes the diagnosis of intestinal ascaris worms can be made on ct/mri of the abdomen but this is very rare. Read more...