MRI Brachial Plexus

MRI Brachial Plexus
  • To differentiate preganglionic from postganglionic masses.
  • Jewellery and other metal objects should be removed.
  • The brachial plexus is a network of nerves in the shoulder that carries movement and sensory signals from the spinal cord to the arms and hands. An MRI is the imaging modality of choice for evaluating the brachial plexus due to its superior soft-tissue resolution and multiplanar capabilities. Mild discomfort due to the sounds made by the machine is the only drawback.
  • It will help the medical professional in the diagnosis of entrapment syndrome and infective or inflammatory conditions of the brachial plexus.
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