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Is it possible not to be able to see a small brain bleed?

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In brief: Maybe

We have very sensitive MRI equipment and it would be very unlikely to miss any brain bleeding causing clinical symptoms, but on occasion, if cat scan is used, one might miss an "isodense subdural hematoma".

In brief: Maybe

We have very sensitive MRI equipment and it would be very unlikely to miss any brain bleeding causing clinical symptoms, but on occasion, if cat scan is used, one might miss an "isodense subdural hematoma".
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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
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In brief: Yes

This can be seen in ct scans or mris , however, sometimes you can't see them right away, so thar drs oftrn inform you to watch out for signs of increased intracranial pressure such as worsening headaches, vomitting, loss of vision, etc as there can be a small bleed, this will need ffup scans right away.

In brief: Yes

This can be seen in ct scans or mris , however, sometimes you can't see them right away, so thar drs oftrn inform you to watch out for signs of increased intracranial pressure such as worsening headaches, vomitting, loss of vision, etc as there can be a small bleed, this will need ffup scans right away.
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