What is the difference between a MRI scan and body scan?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (1)


Answered by Central Medical Imaging

The MRI is very specific by body part. The CT is used for body scans to cover a larger area.

Published on Mar 11, 2014

Answered by Central Medical Imaging

The MRI is very specific by body part. The CT is used for body scans to cover a larger area.

Published on Mar 11, 2014


Related Questions for Body Scan

Body Scan -1 answer
Does a patient need an order from a doctor for full body scan? I have no insurance, and will pay cash.
See More
Body Scan -1 answer
The description here says results can be found in minutes. My husband has to have a full body scan which includes contrast and a two hour test. What would they be looking for over a two hour period?
See More
Body Scan -1 answer
I was wondering what the shortest amount of time is needed for a body scan to take?
See More
Body Scan -1 answer
Or only CT scans?
See More
Have specific questions?
ASK A DOCTOR

Suggested Doctors

Sorry, there are no matching doctors in your area
Please choose a different location

,

,

See more Suggested Doctors

Related Articles