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What is chronic lacunar infarcts

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 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
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 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 54 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
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 40 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
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Dr. Brian Sabb
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Small brain infarcts: Hi, according to your report, your MRI shows abnormalities in your brain that were felt to relate to small areas of damaged neural (brain) tissue.... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shadi Azar
Radiology 24 years experience
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 34 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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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 36 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
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
40 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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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 31 years experience
Not sure: It is really almost impossible to say not knowing the extent of the injuries. In general the brain takes a long time to repair - 6mo to greater than ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 63 years experience
CT: Ask The referring physician to explain the findings to you. Good Luck
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