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t2 flair hyperintense foci

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Various causes: T2 flair is a highly sensitive but not very specific imaging protocol in mri. Without an idea of what you are looking for, the differential becomes ve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See your doctor: Hyperintense white matter signals may mean nothing clinically or could be related to a host of diagnoses, including multiple sclerosis, autoimmune, et ... Read More
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Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
See below: This finding requires more discussion with the physician who ordered the mri. Sometimes it is a non-specific (not worrisome) variation of normal. Ot ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Likely migraine: The MRI films likely demonstrated migraine, and the young girl should be started on some preventative anti-migraine med or an otc remedy. But the pan ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
These are: age-related changes, common incidental findings usually of little or no clinical significance.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Choroidal cysts: Are usually incidental findings and don't cause symptoms. However, a 5 year old shouldn't be having headaches and vomiting. You should see a pediatr ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
From: Migraines, to nothing important, to a small clot. In case of lupus you must have full criteria and have active disease. Coagulation issues may also be ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: Because CNS lupus is a small vessel vasculitis the MRI findings are those of multiple white matter lesions.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Think more clearly: The MRI isn't the patient; you are. You didn't just wander into an MRI facility & make an impulse purchase. A doctor ordered the MRI, for a reason ... Read More
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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