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supratentorial white matter disease

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Maybe of no signif.: White matter lesions may be caused from a host of circumstances, such as migraine, prior head or neck trauma, hardening of the arteries, inflammation ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tatyana Gitlevich
28 years experience Neurology
Yes: Nonspecific white matter disease may be seen in individuals with migraine headache, can be post infectious or can be a result of hypertension and hig ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These findings need to be put into perspective with respect to the symptoms which led to the decision to order the ct scan in the first place. In som ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
See below: It means you may have tiny lesions in white matter where nerve fibers extend away from nerve cells. The increased signals may indicate areas of injury ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Atherosclerosis : No. This is normal aging of the brain. However going forward, make sure that there is good blood pressure control, maintain normal cholesterol and blo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
It is hard...: ...to comment on an MRI without knowing clinical details. The radiologist should have put his/her impression in the report and that may provide addit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wording: My interpretation of this report is that the findings are normal. Reports are often worded to respond to a question provided by the doc who requested ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Nonspecific: Nonspecific findings are nonspecific. Small whilte mater lesions are common and can be due to local ischemia ( lack of blood flow) or inflammation or ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Fancy language : As we age the smaller vessels tend to lose patency or become blocked. That results in small focus of increased signal on the mri. Sometimes migraines ... Read More
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