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Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Chris Brown, Community Member, asks

Q: Can an MRI scan detect peripheral nerve damage?

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10/ 8/08 11:04pm

Yes enhanced MRI techniques such as 'MRI neurography' are now being successfully used to detect peripheral nerve problems. It's portrayed as a real breakthrough. However its new enough that its now widely available yet. For more on MRI neurography click on this link (http://backandneck.about.com/od/medicalimaging/a/mrneurography.htm)

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By Chris Brown, Community Member— Last Modified: 11/06/10, First Published: 10/08/08