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

Updated: Dec 01, 2020
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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When clinically indicated, obtain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain with focus on the hypothalamus and pituitary.

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