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chronic ischemic white matter disease

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Hi! that terminology on the ct scan is usually seen in patients over 65 and is often related to a history of hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: This is a normal finding as we age , but you deserved that explanation at least so you did not worry!'n.
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: The study shows age and vascular change in white matter . This is usually a specific findind and is noy consistent with ms or autoimmine disease.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
36 years experience Neurology
Lack of blood deep : In the brain. This condition is most commonly seen in individuals with one or all of the following: 1. Hypertension 2. Diabetes 3. Hyperlipidemia ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mijail Serruya
16 years experience Neurology
Patchy insulation: Chronic means this process has been going on for years in the brain. White matter is the part of the brain where the "communication cables" are, and t ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
22 years experience Radiology
Yes.: White matter changes frequently seen on brain MRI are the result of chronic small vessel ischemic disaease and it is the resulting small focus of glio ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Perhaps benign: The MRI truly needs clinical correlation, as the ischemic white matter disease is not uncommonly seen with atherosclerotic changes of aging, and the a ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Most likely these are aging changes that have occurred with time.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Diplopia: If you're sure that the double vision is in one eye only the cause is usually astigmatism. This type of unioccular diplopia is only noticeable while ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Aspirin...: Blood supply to the mentioned areas are compromised. HTN, DM, Vasculitis, Atherosclerosis, Embolism,can be responsible. Starting with aspirin and doin ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Described often: Presume on mri, white matter lesions as noted, which are usually nonspecific, but can be associated with hypertension, diabetes, or high blood fats ca ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Chronic ischemia: What you are seeing on the mr are common aging changes seen on mr. As for a "cure" being available, not at the moment and likely years before any solu ... Read More

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