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(Image: Para-sagittal MRI of the head, with aliasing artifacts (nose and forehead appear at the back of the head)
MRI Scans Explained
What is an MRI scan?
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scanning is a medical investigation that uses an exceptionally strong magnet and radio frequency waves to generate images of your body.
Why would I need an MRI scan?
An MRI scan is one of the most sophisticated diagnostic tools available to help a referring clinician understand the cause of your particular health issue.
What can be diagnosed by an MRI scan?
By scanning the relevant sector(s) of a patient’s body, an MRI scan can help to diagnose the following:
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