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MRI Lumbar Spine

An MRI of the lumbar spine will evaluate: Bones A lumbar spine MRI will include the lumbar vertebral bodies, lamina, facets, spinous process and parts of the lower thoracic spine and the upper sacral spine. The lumbar spine MRI can detect bone fractures, tumors, infection and evaluate post-surgical changes. An MRI can also determine the …

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Good article on explaining the difference between MRI and CT (advantages, disadvantages, cost range of each). Here at Community MRI-CT our CT exams are approx $500 and a MRI $1000, significantly lower than the average. http://www.diffen.com/difference/CT_Scan_vs_MRI

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