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what is chronic lacunar infarcts

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cerebral infarcts: These are caused by the vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) accompanying tuberculous meningitis. It affects vessels penetrating the brain from ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
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
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
It's old. : Old strokes have dark appearance on ct scan.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadi Azar
21 years experience Radiology
Infarct: it is a lacunar infarct but located in the cerebellum, rather than the more common location the cerebrum. Same process though .
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
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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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends....: Really depends on what symptoms and signs are present, lesions as described can be relatively asymptomatic.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
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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