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foci on mri

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
White matter lesions: Could be very nonspecific but could relate to prior head trauma, migraine headaches, but might also be due to demyelination or hardening of arteries. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Discuss this with the doctor that ordered the test.
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A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
SPECT scan: generally to identify what those hyperintense foci are may be required if the child is symptomatic or has seizures.this checks for perfusion
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Probably nothing: Sounds benign. Ask your doctor. The doctor who ordered the MRI is ethically obligated to review the MRI with you and to interpret the findings as they ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgianne Snowden
34 years experience Interventional Radiology
These are common : Small white matter lesions, such as yours are one of the most common findings on brain mris in people over age 50 and usually indicate changes related ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: Foci indicates scattered lesions in different areas of the brain and need clinical correlation to diagnose significance. If the lesions are changing ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
ABNORMAL MRI: The abnormal MRI may have a variety of causes, Migraine Headaches, HTN, Diabetes. Depending on your symptoms , Full lab work including evaluation for ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Perhaps nonspecific: As such lesions may be seen with prior head trauma, smoking, migraine, hypertension, some chemotherapy agents, recreational drugs, and MS. Schedule a ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Radiological Studies: their clinical significance and the necessary treatment options should be discussed with the physician who ordered the study. They have all the histo ... Read More
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