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what is moderate atrophy

A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Variable: Brain atrophy is the term for decreasing size of brain faster than seen in normal aging, and in elderly, might be a sign of alzheimer's. Can also be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
It depends & more: info about u would help. Why ✔️'d? If test was US not very accurate for this. Gen this is in overweight/obese people, usually w ↑ triglycerides. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: Ask the provider who ordered the test. However some degree of asymetry of the lateral ventricles in usually normal.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Levan Atanelov
3 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Memory : Based on memory. See speech language therapist
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Brain shrink: Cerebral atrophy occurs naturally as you age and is usually an incidental finding on head ct.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Find the cause: Many conditions, in addition to aging (which normally is accompanied by mild cortical atrophy) can lead to this. This includes neurodegenerative condi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Red blood cells: This term literally translated to the presence in the blood of erythrocytes(red blood cells) of varying sizes and abnormal shapes. There are several ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
? concern: Do you at age 38, have cerebral atrophy? Would get this checked out ASAP. Seen with aging, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, repetitive brai ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bladder thickness: Increased urinary bladder thickness generally is caused by some degree of bladder neck obstruction such as seen in prostate enlargement in males or st ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: There are more factors to consider such as intensity of the insult, premorbid condition, etc.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Loss of muscle: It is literally when skeletal muscle cells shrink in size from lack of use.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
BPH: Mild benign prostate hypertrophy. The prostate gland is enlarged. Contact your doctor for medications to treat this very common condition for middle-a ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
None: usually nothing. it is not very definite if level correlates exactly.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience Cardiology
Coronary narrowing: Ischemia (which is found on a stress test) connotes heart muscle not getting enough blood flow to meet its needs. Mild ischemia implies that the defec ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Varies by person: Generally, mild exercise would be considered exercise that increases your heart rate to about 50% of your maximum heart rate.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cerebral involvement: I wonder if you may have misinterpretered the conclusion of the study (probably ct or mri). If it is what it is, then all it means is that your brain ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
DJD: Mild to moderate arthritis in the facets in your back.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
More Info Needed: I'm not able to accurately understand your question. Please re-submit your question and add additional details. Thx!
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A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Usually nothing to worry about, especially if you are over 60 years old.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiomyopathy: Loss of heart muscle strength in the main pump of the heart. Most commonly from poor blood flow/heart attack/ cholesterol.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
SMA: Genetic disorder affecting control of muscle movement, caused by loss of motor neurons in brain stem & spinal cord, leading to weakness & wast ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
This is a : Description of left ventricular wall motion & is describing the apex portion of that muscle as being moderately reduced in its squeeze...This suggest ... Read More
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