Commonly, someone with a pre-existing condition, such as , may undergo this type of imaging to examine the progress of the condition.
Sometimes, an individual may undergo the test for unexplained wrist pain.
Pregnant women should also inform the medical professional of their condition before undergoing this test.
Patients will need to remove any metal-containing material before the test, as they will be entering a machine with a magnetic field.
The test is used to diagnose a problem and to provide a medical professional with information on how to treat such problems.
Individuals with any type of health problems or who are on prescription medications should make this information known as well.
The medical professional will typically call with the results as soon they become available.