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microangiopathic disease of the brain

A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A very common findin: This is a common finding on MRI of us senior folks. At this point, this is not a worrisome finding, of course, depending on why the MRI was performed ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Covering the bases: That signal that is seen in patients who age is seen very frequently. Most of the time it is what has become known as microangiopathic disease or smal ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Tiny artery disease: Micro vascular disease is inside matrix changes with decrease blood flow in tiny arteries effecting brain, heart and kidneys. Also known arteriosclero ... Read More
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A 98-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Small brain vessels: The carotids and vertebrals and branches with names are macro.The small intra cerebral vessels are micro. If atherosclerosis deposits in small vessel ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Scan: Microangiopathic implies small vessel changes. These changes are not uncommon with hypertension
A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Brain and headache: More likely it is your high blood pressure that is causing the ischemic damage to your brain and your headache. Have it checked in both arms. Or your ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ischemic change: It means cerebral small vessel disease with scarring. High blood pressure and high cholest can contribute to lack of blood supply through small blood ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Scarring. : It is a generic way to say there has been some microscopic scarring, either from prior damage or inflammation.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be: Dangerous if untreated and may affect vital organs esp.Heart, brain, eyes, kidneys, extremities etc causing heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney f ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 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

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