When should MRI of the brain be obtained in the workup of obesity in children?

Updated: Feb 20, 2019
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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Answer

When clinically indicated, obtain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain with focus on the hypothalamus and pituitary.


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