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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I had ribs and pelvic injury five years back, and I have difficulty in walking with uncontrollable pelvic movements. Kindly help

Query: Hello doctor,I tore something from my ribs and pelvis five years back; since then, my entire torso has been falling apart, and no doctor can pinpoint exactly what it is. Since the injury, my left ribs are floating around, and I can no longer control my pelvic movements, causing my pelvic joints to h...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I saw your attached photos and the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the pelvis (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). MRI shows that your pelvic joints are in perfect order of structure and outline,...  Read Full »

Is there an association between the radiating pain in my thoracic spine and the white spot on my spine in my recent MRI report?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had pain in my thoracic spine area for a few weeks. Last week I noticed a painful lump that mostly appears when I bend forward. I have severe pain when lying down, radiating through my body toward my stomach. I am attaching the MRI images I took this week. In addition, I have attac...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. From your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) reports (old and new), I can say that no specific disease is involved (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). However, the new MRI has a white spot betw...  Read Full »

What does my MRI scan report of the knee after falling during skateboarding indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I fell during skateboarding and hurt my knee. I had gone for an MRI scan of my left knee to make sure that there was no significant damage. I am attaching the report for your reference. Can you kindly explain my scan report? Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to hear about your accident. I have seen the scan report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The following findings have been noted: A high-grade tear of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), with swelling and edema of the entire l...  Read Full »

Does my MRI suggest for rotator cuff tear?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my shoulder and cannot move easily. I also have numbness in my fingers and pain in my elbow. Will the MRI view suggest for rotator cuff tear? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for addressing your queries to us. What I see on your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is some high signal in the rotator interval. This is a combination of some ligaments that bind the arm to the shoulder (and others are intact). So this high signal represent...  Read Full »

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