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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Query: Hi doctor, My child is 5 years old and his MRI shows the following. Extensive destructive cystic encephalomalacia involving the near entirety of the supratentorial region. Will he become fine after having back surgery? Is his brain condition very bad? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your question with care. Yes, as your son is suffering from encephalomalacia (softening of brain tissue), please proceed with the back surgery. We have to give him the best possible care and hope for brain and spinal cord to function at the best and improve as... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, One year ago, the patient had seizure and fits. I have attached the preliminary observation report, which was done by a neurologist. Then, we started the medication as per the prescription. During the course, the patient reported intermittent light headache. A week before, the patient had... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. The latest CT scan done shows a mass lesion in the right parietal lobe. To find out the nature of this mass and to decide the course of treatment, we need to do an MRI. If... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My father is 56 years old and healthy. Since last few months, he is suffering from sudden chewing like action and unconsciousness or seizure like situation. This situation remains the same for some time. During the MRI test, our doctor informed about the tumor. We are very much worried. I... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and I would like you to know that I am here to help you. The reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) denote that there are two problems. Reduced blood supply to brain and a small tumor (brain cancer). As per... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from unilateral headache for the last two months. I had an eye examination and that was fine. My blood tests were all normal. I have seen three doctors, my GP and two hospital doctors, who all say it is likely a benign headache or tension-type headache of some description. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Naproxen is no longer helping because the enzymes in your liver has learnt to degrade the drug quickly. It usually happens when you take such drugs for a longer time. Since there is no vomiting, you can wait till your next scheduled visit. If there is vomiting, then you h... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My father is 70 years old, and he had severe headaches and nausea a few weeks ago, so the doctor ordered an MRI brain. Based on the results, he is taking some medications and is doing well. I want a second opinion, just to be sure that there are no other issues. I am attaching his brain... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) with diligence and would like you to know, that I am here to help you. There is intermitted narrowing of the right vertebral artery. Can you please specify what drugs are being... Read Full »