Mri

MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an imaging test that uses magnetic and radio waves to produce images of organs inside the body. It can be used to the diagnose brain and spinal cord anomalies, tumors, cysts, breast cancer, heart problems, and endometriosis.

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What are the chances for my daughter to survive with multiple tumors and pericardial effusion?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is in the ICU with pericardial effusion and multiple tumors. The fluid has been drained and there was blood mixed with the fluid. The regular blood test came back normal with no sign of cancerous cells. My question is, what are the chances that the tumors are benign? Through...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, there is a diagnostic dilemma. The reports you have uploaded (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are fine. But, you should upload the echo reports and the fluid investigations as well. Now, considering the pericardial effusion with multiple cardi...  Read Full »

Should I be worried about the spacing between the first and second metatarsal of the foot?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using moon boot from approximately seven weeks, for a fourth base disruption. I have just had x-rays. I would like an opinion on two things, please. Should I be worried about the spacing between the first and second metatarsal (Lisfranc injury)? There does not seem to be a...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I will like to reassure you that the Lisfranc joint, that is the space between the medial cuneiform and the base of the second metatarsal appears normal, and space is within the normal limits. ...  Read Full »

I recently had an MRI. What does my MRI report suggest about the enhancement of the cerebellum?

Query: Hi doctor, Please check my contrast-enhanced MRI brain scan plates, especially the cerebellum part. Is the enhancement of the cerebellum normal or abnormal?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain from the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) shows a normal cerebellum. The cerebellum image shared by you is only a single one; from what I see, there is no obvi...  Read Full »

Could a lightened area in a brain MRI be an infection or a tumor?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an MRI performed on my brain due to my visual perception being off and not seeing and understanding my location correctly while driving.I did hit someone and almost got into a larger accident. The right side of my head feels like there is a cyst or something there. My skull on t...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to review your MRI report for a more professional opinion directly. A hyperintense lesion could be related to low blood perfusion area or migraine headaches (if you have suffered before). The meningioma is a benign tumor, which grows slowly without causing...  Read Full »

I had complaints of loss of balance and nystagmus, and I took an MRI. Is the MRI normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I had complaints of loss of balance and nystagmus. Is the bright mark inside the red circle of the coronal image of the fourth ventricle a mass, or is it normal? Is it enhancing or normal? Please comment. I have attached all coronal sagittal and axial pictures for your review.  Read Full »


Dr. Ruchi Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. So to answer your specific query, the linear tissue seen within the fourth ventricle in your brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) is part of the cereb...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my severe back pain and pain in the hip, buttocks, and thigh?

Query: Hello doctor, I had lower back pain which was not bad at first. After a few weeks, it has gotten worse. I have a pain in the hip, buttocks, and thigh as well now. I recently joined work, and I cannot perform at work as the pain is unbearable.  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been suffering from a lower backache that is radiating to the buttocks and thigh. It seems to be due to a nerve compression which is the cause. You need to see an orthopedician for that. An X-ray of the lumbar spine should be done and an MRI lumbar spin...  Read Full »

Can a patient with acute onset of the liver problem be treated with medication alone?

Query: Hi doctor, Kindly take a look at the medical reports of the patient. He suffers from a liver problem, which suddenly started last week. Could you please diagnose the case and give your recommendations? Can the patient be treated with medication or should he go for surgery? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Ankur Jindal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears to be a large cystic liver lesion. It is possibly the remains of an amoebic liver abscess or hydatid cyst. I suggest getting an amoebic serology and hydatid serology. ...  Read Full »

I have visible blood in the urine after exercise. Do I need MRI with contrast?

Query: Hello doctor, My doctor recommended I get an MRI of the prostate and kidney. I have visible blood in the urine after exercise. We suspect it is a result of prostate laser surgery several years ago, but the doctor wants to rule out other sources of bleeding. I am okay with MRI's but will not agree t...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Prostate MRI is one of the best noninvasive techniques to asses any condition of the prostate. Gadolinium is a contrast material used for better delineation of any suspected lesions. The chances of adverse effects are higher in people who have a kidney condition. However,...  Read Full »

Is it possible to have a tunica albuginea rupture and be unaware of it?

Query: Hello doctor, If I were to strain or have a small superficial rupture to the tunica albuginea during erection, would I notice this in any way? Will there be any pain or bruising? I have read somewhere that the tunica has no pain nerves. That is why I wonder. There is no pain or abnormality noticed....  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, any rupture of tunica albuginea will cause pain as a minimum sign. It can also cause a bruising ecchymosis but, a pain is a must.Completely ruptured tunica causes a penile fracture. Repeated partial rupture leads to Peyronie's disease.To detect a partial rupture, ...  Read Full »

Kindly tell me the symptoms of frontotemporal dementia.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has recently received a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia. Here is a history of her: She had what we believed to be a nervous breakdown four years back. This was after a year of stress from a pending court case. After this breakdown, she displayed some psychotic symptoms....  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read carefully your question and would explain that fronto-temporal diagnosis is a very challenging diagnosis, which is determined by the neuro-psychological tests and the progression of the disease. Sometimes, the radiological findings are not typical of this disorde...  Read Full »

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