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T2 FLAIR myelin pallor periventricular

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
MRI: Well tons of reason, could be part of aging (wear and tear lesions), small strokes, infections, MS. talk to a neurologist.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There are a: number of causes of white matter lesions, impossible to make a determination based solely on the fact that they are there. Your doctor needs to corre ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Radiologist: Your question should be referred to a diagnostic radiliologist on this panel-multiple causes are possible.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRI: You can talk to your doctor about what this finding means in the context of your clinical picture, but usually what you are describing is an incidenta ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
?nonspecific: Most likely related to your migraine, but may be seen after head trauma, associated with aging or arterial degeneration, and in some cases, multiple s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Nonspecific: The periventricular location may be seen in multiple sclerosis, but also associated with hardening of the arteries, and Binswanger's encephalopathy as ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
12 years experience Interventional Radiology
It's concerning : While t2/flair signal hyper-intensities are not very specific and may represent many things, if you are 21 y/o it's concerning as you shouldn't have a ... 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 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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