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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Micro infarcts on mr: This really depends on what symptoms you are having. Probably the first person you should see is a neurologist for a full evaluation.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Prior stroke: The films are indicative of older cerebral lack of blood flow causing a small stroke. Since this has occurred, there is risk of future stroke, and un ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
21 years experience Palliative Care
Subacute infarct: What that means is that at some time in the recent past, there was an interruption of the blood supply to that part of the kidney.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
17 years experience Radiology
Symptoms matter more: This finding may be due to micro-infarcts from small vessel disease, an acute stroke, or something that damages the myelin (insulation) around the ner ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Small vessel disease: Mri in a 84 years old lady showing infarcts and small vessel disease means she is having ministrokes. That is very common in that age group. If she ha ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Tissue death: It means an area of tissue death due to lack of oxygen most commonly associated with heart attacks and strokes.
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A male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Lack of blood flow.: "Ischemia" means a relative lack of blood flow (i.e., less blood flow than expected or less flow than noted on a prior scan). Peri-infarct means aroun ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It depends on the: age, location, associated complications, speed of diagnosis and treatment, country of event and many other factors. In the US when treated within 90 m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Infarcts: Infarcts are areas of heart muscle damage or scars. They can be deemed to be acute or old depending on associated EKG patterns. Q waves are often patt ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Waskowitz
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Compromised tissue: An infarct is a decrease in blood supply to an area. In the spleen if the tissues don't get blood supply the tissue becomes necrotic and infarcts. Te ... Read More
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