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Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
White matter changes: Seriousness of the "issue" depends on how severe it is. I'm sure you didn't just wander into a CT facility and made an impulse purchase. Your doctor o ... Read More

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It means: changes in your brain in the brainstem region due to very small artery damage due to decreased blood to a specific area like a very mini stroke in t ... Read More
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Cerebral ischemia: The radiologist is describing normal aging in the brain (atherosclerosis changes) in the region of the midbrain and the pons. These structures serve a ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
MRI lingo: This is a description of white spots seen, using t2 software, within the white matter of brain in a nonspecific fashion. Although these could be non- ... Read More
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Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
This wording would: most typically be found on a brain imaging (such as MRI) report and describe small areas in the brain where tiny blood vessels have ruptured or clotte ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Microvascular change: This is very common in the older population. The blood vessels get narrower/ a bit clogged/clotted from the aging /diet/ lifestyle process-if very s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Skin Changes: Ischemic changes usually noted in the skin caused by blockages of the very small blood vessels inside tissues like the skin. Seen most commonly in dia ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Not really: It means that chronic poor blood flow to parts of the brain caused changes in the tissue that are seen on imaging. Stroke is typically an acute blocka ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
39 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: Ischemia is a technical term for "lack of oxygen". Microvascular means the smallest of blood vessels. Think of the plumbing in your house. The microva ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Pain: Feeling of cold. Blanching. Numbness.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher White
43 years experience Cardiology
Not enough blood : The test is suggesting that not enough blood is getting to the lateral wall of the heart. The most common cause would be a blockage in a heart artery ... Read More
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