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Is it possible to see kidney stone with MRI or CT scan?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Wang
Radiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Noncontrast ct is the most sensitive and specific noninvasive exam for finding kidney stones.
Mri (more specifically mr urogram) may find them, as well, but it is less common to order this test.

In brief: Yes

Noncontrast ct is the most sensitive and specific noninvasive exam for finding kidney stones.
Mri (more specifically mr urogram) may find them, as well, but it is less common to order this test.
Dr. Eric Wang
Dr. Eric Wang
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Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
CT is the way to good. MRI is not a first line test for the detection of kidney stones
Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: CT

It is very unlikely that you would find a small kidney stone on mri.
Ct without contrast is the way to go.

In brief: CT

It is very unlikely that you would find a small kidney stone on mri.
Ct without contrast is the way to go.
Dr. Carl Decker
Dr. Carl Decker
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cat scan better

Ct better.

In brief: Cat scan better

Ct better.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stones

No dye ct scan is best test for kidney stones.

In brief: Stones

No dye ct scan is best test for kidney stones.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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