MRI Fore Arm
What is MRI Fore Arm?
A Magnetic Resonance Imagining (MRI) of the Fore Arm is used to visualize the bones and joints of the forearm along with the surrounding soft tissues like the cartilages, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and blood vessels. The area of the forearm includes the elbow, bones of the forearm (radius and ulna), and the wrist.
This test is prescribed by the doctor to diagnose any fracture of the bones of the forearm and to diagnose suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities, or abnormal growth of the bones.
Why is MRI Fore Arm done?
- To diagnose any fracture of the bones of the forearm (area from the elbow joint to the wrist)
- To diagnose suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones.
- To look for signs of suspected arthritis, degenerative changes or dislocation of the joints of the forearm
Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MRI Fore Arm
Frequently Asked Questions about MRI Fore Arm