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What is MRI Face?
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a type of diagnostic imaging procedure. It uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of various parts of face. These scans are examined for abnormalities by the doctor.
Why is MRI Face done?
- To detect any infection in the face (facial abscess) region including salivary gland, throat (pharynx), mouth, nasal cavity, ear, vocal cords (larynx), sinuses
- To diagnose the hearing loss and damaged caused to ear’s soft tissues
- To find out the progression and extent of tumor growth in the head/neck region
- To evaluate stroke, nervous disorder like multiple sclerosis, aneurysm (damaged blood vessels of the brain)
Preparation for MRI Face
- At the time of the MRI you might be asked to remove any metallic coins, jewelry, metal wrist watches, metallic keys, dentures or hearing aids as the MRI uses strong magnetic fields
- Tell your radiologist if you have metallic implants like pacemaker, cochlear implants, aneurysm clips, neuro-stimulator, surgical staples/clips or drug implants
- Pregnant women should inform their doctor about their pregnancy before going for MRI
- Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the scan.
City X-Ray and Scan Clinic Private Limited
Tilak Nagar, NEW DELHI