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Tests could include:
- Neurological Examination
- Mental Status Examination
- History and Physical Exam
- MRI of Brain
- Computed Tomography (CT) of Head
- CT of Brain
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Brain Study
Mental status tests are done to test an individual's cognitive function. The tests can be given by a number of different healthcare providers, including physicians, physician assistants, and nurses. A psychologist can do more in-depth t
A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your doctor determine the general status of your health. It is also gives you a chance
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out with an MRI machine, which produces the images using a magnetic field and radio waves.
A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for "computed tomography," but is known by a variety of names, including brain scan, head scan,
A brain positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that allows doctors to see how your brain is functioning. The scan captures images of the activity of the brain after radioactive "tracers" have been absorbed into the bloodstream.