MRI Left Thumb
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What is MRI Left Thumb?
An MRI of the thumb is used to visualise the bones of the thumb along with the surrounding soft tissues like the cartilages, tendons, ligaments, muscles and blood vessels. The MRI scan uses strong magnetic and radio waves to create detailed and clear multiple images of the thumb. Multiple images are captured during the MRI scan which can be stored on an electronic device and then further printed on a film. The whole MRI scan procedure takes about 40-60 minutes.
Why is MRI Left Thumb done?
- To diagnose the fracture of the bones of the thumb
- To diagnose any 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 thumb
Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MRI Left Thumb
Frequently Asked Questions about MRI Left Thumb
Q. What are the drawbacks of a bone X-ray?
X-ray images give a very clear view of the bones. However, it does not provide a good visual image of the soft tissues like tendons, muscles or fat tissue under the skin. Even the bone microfractures or complicated spine injuries are not clearly visible on the X Ray images. Apart from this, it also exposes the patient to some amount of radiations but the benefit of the information gained from an X-ray image outweighs the risk of radiations.
Q. Who interprets the X-ray results?
The interpretation of an X-Ray image is carried out by a radiologist who analyses or reads the X-ray image and prepares a report of the findings which is shared with the patient.
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