... The report doesn't attempt to explain what this might be? Usually the radiologist will conclude with a summation of what he/she is seeing and what it might represent. What does it say under "impression, or conclusion." Does it say "normal mri," or "abnormal mri?"
Often it will describe the lesions or foci (sp?) and then it will say "consistent with..." and name a... (10 replies)
... It is possible to have a normal ct scan and an abnormal Mri so be prepared but just think if they do detect something they will also know how to treat it. My Mri came back normal and my pet scan did but i have serious dizziness and memory problems so you never know. ... (14 replies)
... I had an abnormal MRI and my doctor made it sound like no big deal. I have a lot of neurological problems and want to make sure the two are not connected. ... (1 replies)
... I have spoken to a neurologist today, to whom I am going to be referred. She has had a look at my MRI, and wants me to have a lumbar puncture. I know the purpose of these, and I know that they are common practise with neurologists. I was wondering if anyone here has had one, and what the experience was like? (5 replies)
... mune system which means that if you have an undiagnosed bacterial infection, your symptoms may worsen or change. The uncharactoristic white matter found on your MRI is also something that they find in Lyme patients. Cognitive problems are also symptoms of Lyme. ... (5 replies)
... up was bilatreral nystagmus, so was referred for MRI head. ... (5 replies)
... This new dr looked at the very first MRI that was done and could immediately she several lesions on my brain as well as notice abnormalities in my brain. ... (10 replies)
... did not even contact me, or tell me anything at all. My General doctor called me just two days after the test and told me the results. I went and picked up the MRI copies and read the "report". ... (10 replies)
... I have alot of those symptoms, I just had an mri and it came back normal but showed I have sinusitis! I don't have any symptoms of this! Should I get a second opinion or what, I am puzzled. ... (10 replies)
... I followed up with my doctor who sent me for an MRI on Feb 8th. ... (10 replies)
... n the USA, your "chances" of getting a brain tumor are approx 14 in 100,000. I am one of the 14. I have a menigiomia on the left cerebellum. It was found with an MRI with contrast several years ago. I was losing my balance, even when seated. ... (14 replies)
... Some things will show up on an MRI that won't show up on a CT scan. MRI's are alot more detailed than a CT scan, and if I'm right a MRI with contrast show more than a regular MRI I hope that helps you out! ... (14 replies)
... they havent said they wanted an mri i am going to request one, I truly think if it was anything serious at least something would have showed up on the ct scan, what is the difference between the ct scan and the mri anyway, i heard that the ct shows an abnormality and the mri investigates it (14 replies)
... Well not being doctors here, we can't truly assure you of that. But, from my own personal experiences, I *think* they would of seen something on the CT scan. But, the MRI's are much more indepth and intrusive. It is possible they catch something, or see something new. But to calm yourself, think of it this way, the doctors are being "Better safe than sorry" method. This... (14 replies)
... good friend has been having problems with her eyes and seeing weird lights and shadows. She had a couple of headaches but nothing real bad. Her doctor ordered a MRI to see if maybe she had a tumor on her pituitary gland. It's my understanding that MRI's can detect both hard and soft tissue problems. ... (14 replies)
... I am not an expert in the field, but a CT scan is not as intrussive as a MRI. Doctors usually order a MRI when a CT scan is normal, yet the patient is still experiencing discomfort. The MRI can detect more abnormalties than a CT scan. ... (14 replies)
... Hi , I recently had a ct scan of brain it came back completely normal but my eyes still bother me and i still have head aches from time to time, so I made my first neurologist appt, I was just wondering if I had a normal Ct scan of brain, is there a chance a could have an mri and they pot a tumor , I am so scared lately I don't know if I am sick or have severe anxiety, Please... (14 replies)
... I had an MRI done to rule out MS. It came back abnormal. There is a "bright spot" on my brain in the lower left part. There are doing another MRI with contrast soon. ... (4 replies)
... My MRI of the brain came back abnormal indicating findings are most compatible with mesial temporal sclerosis. But the report also notes that low grade glioma cannot be excluded. ... (2 replies)
... I would ask for more info. from his Dr. or whomever performed the EEG. What do they mean by "abnormal"?
What is happening next in the treatment of your son? What are the next steps following the EEG? Will they be doing an MRI?
With respect to his temper, I'm not sure. Again, this would be a question to ask his Neurologist.
Write down all of your questions for when... (1 replies)