MR Parotid Gland
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What is MR Parotid Gland?
An MRI parotid gland creates a picture of your largest salivary gland located on either side of your mouth in fornt of both the ears and surrounding soft tissues. The images captured during the MRI scan can be stored on an electronic device which is further printed on a film. The MRI scan is radiationless test which uses strong magnetic and radio waves to create detailed and clear 3D multiple images. The whole MRI scan procedure takes about 40-60 minutes.
Why is MR Parotid Gland done?
- To diagnose inflammation of the parotid gland (parotitis), mumps, salivary stones
- To detect blockage of salivary duct by calculi or compression
- To find out any lesion, tumor/cyst (extra growth of salivary glands)
- To determine bulimia nervosa (eating disorder) due to swelling, blockage or inflammation in your parotid gland.
Mahajan Imaging has a history of bringing new technologies into the private sector in the country for example standing weight bearing MRI, Cone Beam Dental CT, functional MRI, MR tractography, MR mammography, CT coronary angiography, 4D ultrasound with tomography, PET-CT, CT-guided robotic biopsy, digital mammography and DEXA bone densitometry. Continuing the said trend, they have recently installed Asia’s 1st Silent MRI technology and India’s first Dual Energy Spectral CT Scanner with the most...