What is brain magnetic resonance imaging?

Also known as: magnetic resonance imaging of the brain, MRI of the brain, brain MRI.

A brain magnetic resonance imaging test is a medical procedure used to take pictures of the brain. Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is performed using magnetic fields and radio waves. It differs from CT scans in that it does not use radiation


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