Abdominal MRI scan

Alternative Names

Nuclear magnetic resonance – abdomen; NMR – abdomen; Magnetic resonance imaging – abdomen; MRI of the abdomen

Definition of Abdominal MRI scan

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the abdomen is a noninvasive method to create detailed pictures of the inside of the belly area.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/21/2010

Digestive system
MRI scans

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