Black or dark spots can be detected when someone undergoes imaging test that can include CT scans and MRIs. These dark spots, which are abnormal tissue matter, are referred to as a brain lesion, according to Mayo Clinic.... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Black spots on the gums can occur as a result of bruising, hyper-pigmentation, amalgam tattoos or hardened plaque, according to HealthGuidance. Although black spots on the gums are typically only a cosmetic concern, in v... More » Health Dental Dental Hygiene

To help remove dark spots from the face, use a lemon and egg white mask. You will need one egg white, one lemon, a bowl, a towel, a fork and warm water. Simply mix the egg white and lemon, apply to the face, and allow to... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care Skin Blemishes
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An orthopedist orders X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, or a combination of imaging tests to determine whether a patient is a candidate for reverse shoulder replacement, states the Hospital for Special Surgery. Reverse shoulder re... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Both MRIs and PET scans are used to produce images of organs and other tissues within the human body, reports Bay Moon Gynecological Cancer Resources. MRIs use magnets to produce images of structures in the body, while P... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

CT scans and MRIs are medical imaging tools that allow doctors to view internal parts of the body, explains MedlinePlus. An MRI uses a large magnet and radio waves to provide a view of structures and organs, and a CT sca... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging