MRI Whole Body
What is MRI Whole Body?
A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) whole-body screening creates a picture of all the body organs which includes the complete head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, musculoskeletal, whole spine, lymph nodes, and its surrounding soft tissues.
This test is done by the doctor to diagnose blood vessels malformations, to find out brain injury, brain dysfunction, and to detect tumor or abnormal growth in the body.
Why is MRI Whole Body done?
- To diagnose blood vessels malformations and its inflammation (vasculitis) and heart blockages or congenital heart diseases
- To find out brain injury, brain dysfunction (cognitive disorder), spinal cord disorder, nerves, arteries and veins blockage or injury
- To detect tumor/abnormal mass growth/cyst/cancer of the abdomen, chest or pelvis region
- To evaluate liver problems like fatty liver syndrome, cirrhosis, stone formation in kidney or gall bladder
- To monitor development or abnormalities of the baby (fetus) in the womb of a pregnant mother
- To assess bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease (inflammation of bowel) and ulcerative colitis (chronic inflammation of the colon)