Modern MRI will frequently reveal the abnormality underlying the epilepsy.
An MRI scan can detect an abnormality in 80 per cent of people with epilepsy undergoing the test.
An MRI may be done to look for ruptured ligaments in a joint.
If the rare infection malignant otitis externa is suspected, computed tomography scan (CT scan) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans will be performed to determine how widely the infection has spread within bone and tissue.
You may go on to have a further angiogram, or MRI Scan, in order to confirm the absence of any cause.