Mri Of Brain

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the brain is a diagnostic technique that uses magnetic field and radio waves to produce images of the brain and brain stem. It is a safe and painless method. An MRI can detect cysts, tumors, bleeding, swelling, infections, inflammation, aneurysms, and developmental deformities of the brain.

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Can tinnitus be in only one ear?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had left-sided tinnitus. I have severe health anxiety, and I cannot wait 7 days until my doctor looks these over. I have attached the reports. The main areas are tinnitus and pituitary. Do you see anything weird?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are not in much discomfort (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Please find a review of the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain scan images. MRI brain contrast protocol includes multiplanar and multi-voxel sequences with a history of ...  Read Full »

How common is seizure in elderly people?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 86 year old healthy male. I had sudden seizures. What is the reason behind it? I have attached my MRI brain with this. Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) in detail. Please find my observations below. There are mild age-related changes like prominent markings on the surface of the brain, prominent ventricles which are fluid spaces...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in the head with concentration difficulty and memory loss?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some symptoms like pain in my head bones, swollen sensation in my brain, pain on the left upper side of the head, temporary memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and chronic fatigue. Please review my MRI report.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The findings of the MRI brain scan are not of serious concern (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a mild cerebral atrophy changes and slightly prominent lateral ventricles. A curvilinear T1 flair hyperintensity in the left frontal convexity i...  Read Full »

Kindly interpret my relative's MRI and guide us.

Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding my relative. My relative had a seizure attack and fits before a year. We consulted a doctor and started medicine. During the course, the patient reported some slight pain in his head. A week later he started complaining of severe headache with vomiting. So, a CT scan ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The functional MRI and tractography reports are enclosed (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and it reads that it is a known case of tumor. However, the tumor in the right parietal lobe, which is the non-dominant part of the brain, can be treated with surgery...  Read Full »

Will MRI brain without contrast lack detecting information?

Query: Hi doctor, One of the neurologist has recommended me to go for MRI brain with contrast. I wanted to know is it safe to have an MRI with contrast? As I have read somewhere that the agent used in scanning might get deposited in the brain. Please let me know.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For a long time, Gadolinium based contrast agents were thought to be safe for humans and documented adverse effects like systemic nephrogenic fibrosis were found in patients who had known previous abnormalities in kidney functioning. Recently, there have been alerts on...  Read Full »

Does my MRI brain suggest vestibular schwannoma?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the results of my brain MRI. I do not know what this bright spot near the vestibular nerve is? Can it be vestibular schwannoma? Or something else in some cranial nerves or near the brain stem. In the second picture that is highlighted what can this white cluster s...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The white area in the circle is likely minimal fluid and mastoid effusion in the left mastoid temporal bone, in the inferior air cells area. It can be due to a mild left middle ear infection. Y...  Read Full »

Is there any finding in my MRI regarding ice pick headaches?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having ice pick headaches. Hence, I went for an MRI scan and regular blood tests. Now, I am wondering whether my report is normal. Can you please guide me? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The attached MRI images (attachment removed to protect patient identity) showed normal findings. There are many pictures which have not been attached. However, I wish to have a look at the complete set of pictures for an accurate interpretation of your MRI scan brain...  Read Full »

Are there any signs of Huntington's disease in my MRI scan?

Query: Hello doctor, Looking to get an evaluation of brain MRI. Sensory overstimulation, suspecting temporal lobe epilepsy. Why is gray matter volume so high and white matter volume so low (atrophy reports)? Why are nucleus accumbens and caudate volume so low? Are there any signs of Huntington's disease? ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For evaluation of juvenile Huntington's disease, the ratio of frontal horn width or inter caudate distance is 2.52 (normal 2.2 to 2.6). The ratio of inter caudate distance or inner table width is 0.11 (normal 0.09 to 0.12). Therefore you do not have features of Hunti...  Read Full »

Is stroke with bleeding serious or without bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I got a stroke but I do not know how to explain it. Twice I was bleeding along with the stroke. One type of bleeding was chronic and the other one was acute. I would like to know which type of bleeding is dangerous? And also explain the reason for the same.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. An acute hemorrhage is for a short duration but very dangerous. The reason being a sudden build up of pressure in the brain. In case of chronic bleeding it is not so dangerous but it will remain for a long period. In this case there is a gradual increase of pressure in ...  Read Full »

Could you please explain MRI brain and CSF studies related to NPH?

Query: Hello doctor,Can you please give the diagnosis of the uploaded MRI brain and CSF studies with a detailed report? Please advise on the action plan as to how to get the CSF findings treated. The MRI report is enclosed. Does the enclosed report co-relate with your findings? The MRI report CSF studies r...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. The findings in the report and the images are matching and acceptable (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The term NPH is usually applied in cases where there is abnormal CSF hyperdynamic circulation with gait problems or without gait problems if inco...  Read Full »

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