MRI Face & Neck

Why Get Tested

  1. To diagnose the cause for regualr pain, stiffness, weakness or numbness in the cervical spine/neck
  2. To find out the birth defects of the spine due to accident, injury/trauma to the cervical spine, osteomyelitis (bone infection)
  3. To detect high level of scoliosis (sideway curve of the spine), multiple sclerosis (damaged mylein sheath cover of the spinal cord and brain nerves)
  4. To trace the tumors, abnormal growth or lumps in the cervical spine, salivary gland tumor, face cancer, orbital cancer

Precautions

  • 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

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