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EXTENSIVE WHITE MATTER DISEASE RELATED CHRONIC MICROANGIOPATHY

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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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Microvascular diseas: It means the diffuse microvascularity at the distal end of the arterial tree is narrowed so that end vessel flow is impaired and unless a way can be f ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: On etiology. It is commonly due to diabetes, in that case good control of diabetes helps. Treatment is directed towards the underlying cause of micro- ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Need clarification.: Tiny white matter spots like these can be due to small vessel vascular insufficiency, as mentioned, as well as conditions like multiple sclerosis and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The best answer to : this specific question, is to discuss the results with your ordering doctor. This can have many causes, and your doctor is aware of all the facts surr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Worried ?: I suggest you contact your neurologist right away to explain the findings. The idea is to find out whats going on so that you don't have to worry !. Y ... Read More
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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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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
You need diagnosis: The left leg issues may be peripheral nerve or due to lumbar nerve compression, but would wonder about prior stoke or even spinal cord compression in ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Explanations?: From your description, does NOT seem like you had a stroke, but your docs need to confirm causation. Did you really faint or instead have a cardiac a ... Read More

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