It is a fluoroscopy technique that remains the gold standard for imaging the brain. Here, radiation is used to visualize blood vessels in a bony or dense, soft tissue environment. It provides a clear image of the blood flow in the brain. It involves a selective injection of dye into the cranial arteries.
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Does my MRI show the cause of tinnitus?
Query: Hi doctor, My issue is that around six months before I started getting tinnitus in both my ears. A month later, I had an MRI and a couple of neurologists said that the MRI is fine. I was referred to an ENT doctor. One ENT doctor said that all is fine after several audiography tests. Now, three weeks... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your MRI looks grossly normal. In an unexplained tinnitus like this, you need further investigations to rule out two rare conditions, jugular bulb abnormalities and sigmoid sinus diverticulum (sinus wall abnormality). You will require high resolution CT of the temp... Read Full »