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My patient with a medicated adhesive patch is having an MRI. Should the patch be removed before the procedure?
The nonadhesive backing of some medicated or transdermal patches (TPs) contain aluminum or other metals that can become heated during an MRI1. FDA is aware of skin burns at the patch site in several patients wearing an aluminized TP during an MRI2. 149 more words