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gliosis occipital

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Hx of Trauma?: These could potentially be caused by a traumatic event earlier in life.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Occipital gliosis: The hypoglycemia injured you childs brain. As a result astrocytes replaced the damaged tissue and causing a scar on the brain or gliosis. Since brain ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Cure epilepsy?: If your child has only 1 episode of loss of consciousness (?A seizure), a normal eeg, the risk of recurrence is somewhat higher than 50%. I do not ha ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Workup/Managment: Neonatal seizures from metabolic causes, usually resolve with treatment of the underlying condition, if there is no seizure focus or injury to a focal ... Read More
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Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Abnormal MRI: This is an answer for a pediatric neurologist to answer best
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Dr. Richard Kim
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Probably: Many types of brain lesions, such as a calcified granuloma, brain tumor, or vascular malformation, can cause seizures. This happens when the lesion ca ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No: Not sure what is involved with gliosis of occipital area, but regardless of specifics, this does not affect eye size. Not sure what has been done so ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
13 years experience Psychiatry
Brain inflammation: Reactive gliosis is a pathology term that refers to the histological appearance of brain tissue on light microscopy where it is observed that glial ce ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Comments: Gliosis is NOT a disease or syndrome, it is a description of an area of scarring in the brain, perhaps secondary to prior trauma or disease. In many ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Ischemic gliosis: The scar tissue that forms in the brain and spinal cord after damage from lack of oxygen or blood flow to a specific area (stroke) or diffusely (heart ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
22 years experience Radiology
Some times: Gliosis is essentially a healing response and the changes can be seen on imaging. A variety of injuries, including chronic microangiopathic dz can in ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lesion: Can have many different meanings. I would speak with the physician ordering the scan to begin with.

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