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Table 3 Reportable MRI brain findings

From: Study protocol: Insight 46 – a neuroscience sub-study of the MRC National Survey of Health and Development

Acute brain infarction
Acute brain haemorrhage (note: not old bleeds)
Intracranial mass lesions (note: not meningiomas in locations considered highly unlikely to cause problems)
Suspected intracranial aneurysm or vascular malformation (inc. cavernomata) (note: not aneurysms less than 7 mm in diameter)
Colloid cyst of the 3rd ventricle
Acute hydrocephalus
Significant sinus disease with suspicion of underlying pathology (e.g. unilateral sinus opacification)
Other unexpected, serious, or life-threatening findings