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Dr. Paul Velt
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42 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

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Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
See below: These findings are not uncommon in older persons. They are nonspecific but are more frequently related to chronic small vessel ischemic disease from d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
THAT RESULT IS: Consistent with small blood vessel atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease. Very common in patients with hypertension and or diabetes, but unusual if ... Read More
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Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Poor function.: If a testicle has atrophied, then there is a loss of function is that testicle. How much function is lost depends on the degree of atrophy. Functions ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Common findings: These are findings that are often found in every person's MRI of the brain that hold very little significance. You can say they are the "liver spots" ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cerebral Atrophy: Cerebral atrophy (decreased size) affecting both frontal lobes.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
One of 2 types: One way to divide the kinds of dementia that exist is by looking at what part of the brain is effected. So there can de dementias that affect the cort ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer: Testicular atrophy, or shrinking of the testicles, can be due to a variety of causes, including: congenital abnormality, injury, prior infection (mump ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
Ventricular atrophy: Left ventricular atrophy is a reduction in size of the left ventricle of the heart, the chamber of the heart responsible for pumping freshly oxygenate ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Atrophic Glossitis: This condition is diagnosed with a complete medical and dental history and a visual diagnosis. A biopsy can help rule out other conditions if the diag ... Read More

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