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Tiger from Alberta asks: Is an MRI ever used to help diagnose rheumatic disease?

MRI is a sophisticated imaging technology which can look at bone and soft tissue in the body. In rheumatology, an MRI is most often used to help detect signs of inflammation. However, this is not commonly done as inflammation can usually be detected on physical examination with your rheumatologist.

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