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A head magnetic resonance imaging scan, or MRI, is a test that produces images of the brain using a strong magnetic field and radio-wave energy, according to WebMD. It typically offers useful information that X-ray, ultr... More »

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According to WebMD, an MRI of the brain is a painless, non-invasive test in which a magnetic field and radio wave energy are used to take pictures of the brain and nervous tissues. A patient lies with her head inside a s... More »

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Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a test that can detect disease or tissue damage such as inflammation, infection, stroke, tumors and seizures, according to WebMD. An MRI can see information about the body that is n... More »

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A magnetic resonance imaging or MRI is a test that generates images of the brain and adjacent tissue by use of radio waves and magnetic fields, states MedlinePlus. It's also known as an MRI of the head and is applicable ... More »

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A magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, machine surrounds the patient with a magnetic field and emits radio waves to generate cross-sectional images, according to Mayo Clinic. A positron emission tomography, or PET, scanne... More »

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Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a test that can detect disease or tissue damage such as inflammation, infection, stroke, tumors and seizures, according to WebMD. An MRI can see information about the body that is n... More »

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Doctors use magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to view damaged areas of the brain they can't see with other techniques such as computed tomography, allowing them to diagnose more than 90 percent of people they suspect h... More »

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