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major intracranial vascular flow voids

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Conclusion difficult: These are very sensitive findings.Call the doctor who ordered & discuss with him

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
23 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Brain arteries: This refers to narrowing of the arteries within the skull. This is usually the branches of the internal carotid artery within the brain.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
23 years experience in Vascular Surgery
IR/ neuro specialty: Either a neurology interventionalist or an interventional radiologist who is trained in neuro radiology and intervention.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
discuss with your MD: The doctor who ordered the test should be the one to answer all your questions related to the test. Flow void in vascular structures is normal.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Smith
19 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Yes: The carotid arteries, basilar arteries and jugular veins enter and exit at the skull base.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
It is a: normal appearance for the vessels to have "flow voids" on routine MRI....the moving blood does not generate an MRI signal due to the physics involved. ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Normal: It means they saw the flow voids. These are areas where blood vessels are. Since the blood is moving, they have no signal on MRI (in that sequence). ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
The operative word..: here is “normal.” It means they’re normal. You shouldn’t be posting this question here. The practically & ethically appropriate person to ask is t ... Read More
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Dr. Ken Levin
Dr. Ken Levin answered
43 years experience in Radiology
Not enough info: Too little information was provided to answer. Please reform you question, or you can consult with me. The consult should not take to long.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Normal: The Doppler ultrasound has assessed the bloodflow to the testicles and found it to be adequate and symmetrical
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