MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a test that uses a
magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of the organs
and structures inside the body. An MRI can give your
doctor information about your neck, throat, tongue, voice box (larynx), tonsils, and other structures in
the neck area.
An MRI of the neck can help
find problems such as infection or tumours.
Talk to your doctor about all your health
conditions before the test. For example, tell your doctor if:
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and
call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to keep a
list of the medicines you take. Ask your doctor when you can expect to have
your test results.
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Current as of:
October 14, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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