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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
A special radiological test that uses magnetic waves to create pictures of an area, including bones, muscles, and tendons.
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Patient discussion about MRI scan
Q. Anybody to tell me more about MRI scan? had an MRIscan and this has snown adenocarcinoma of endometrium early stage There is no lymphatic involvement but is it possible an MRIscan to miss some tumor?
A. MRI is a very effective machine but it has it's limits. it has a great resolution but will not see very small tumors. therefore- it can miss metastasis sometime. but if your adenocarcinoma is in early stage- it might not sent metastasis. they did a biopsy? that can give you some idea what to expect.More discussions about MRI scan
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