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parietal lacunar infarct

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
32 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sign of a stroke: Such a term implies there is evident of an old stroke (size matters) on the left side of the brain in ther deeper area beneath the surface. Periventr ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Small stroke: This means that you have had a small stroke in the deep brain tissue. It does not mean that you will necessarily have deficits from this but it does m ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
All chronic: Infarct means death of tissue secondary to obstructed blood flow. Lacunar is a tiny area. Once event has occurred, the nerve cells do not grow back ... Read More
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Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Not acute: Lacunar infarcts are small
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Razmara
12 years experience Neurology
Control risk factors: Lacunar infarcts are a type of ischemic stroke that is often due to risk factors for stroke including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Lacunar Infarct?: I don't really don't understand your question. A lacunar infarct is a type of stroke that is usually due to uncontrolled, long standing hypertension.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
It's old. : Old strokes have dark appearance on ct scan.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The sudden deceleration trauma may cause microscopic changes within the brain, possibly including a tiny amount of vascular damage which results in lo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Hole in the brain: A lacunar infarct is a small dot where normal tissue may have been damaged leaving a small hole. This can show as a dark dot on mri. The cause shoul ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Small cell death: A lacunar infarct is a small area of brain cells that have died. This may be asymptomatic or not depending on where it is and the size of it.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Highly unlikely: Embolic strokes are considered to be the typical forms of stroke or hemorrhagic type as well that place a person at highest risk for post stroke demen ... Read More
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