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What is chronic lacunar infarcts

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Cerebral infarcts: These are caused by the vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) accompanying tuberculous meningitis. It affects vessels penetrating the brain from ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Small strokes: Complications of meningitis: inflammation affecting blood vessels leading to decreased blood flow and local brain cell damage. A lacunar infarct is a... Read More

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
All chronic: Infarct means death of tissue secondary to obstructed blood flow. Lacunar is a tiny area. Once event has occurred, the nerve cells do not grow back ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
It's old. : Old strokes have dark appearance on ct scan.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
WMC: White matter changes in MRI is non-specific, but mostly is due to insufficiency of very small vessels in brain of people with high blood pressure or d... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadi Azar
Radiology 22 years experience
Infarct: it is a lacunar infarct but located in the cerebellum, rather than the more common location the cerebrum. Same process though .
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
Sign of a stroke: Such a term implies there is evident of an old stroke (size matters) on the left side of the brain in ther deeper area beneath the surface. Periventr... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
A mix up: You threw a lot of things in the same pot, so I am not sure i quite understand all what you said. First, Levofloxacin is not used as a first or second... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Lacunar infarcts: If they really are lacunar infarcts, chances are if she is fully treated and recovered, she will improve enough with physical therapy to be strong eno... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Depends....: Really depends on what symptoms and signs are present, lesions as described can be relatively asymptomatic.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Multiple CVA: Basically the ct reveals multiple infarcts or areas of the brain that have been damaged by lack of blood flow. This could have been caused by blood c... Read More

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