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white matter periventricular infarction

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Prior small stroke: This indicates prior area of decreased blood flow in a very small vessel. Could even have occurred in childhood. Not bad idea to review potential st ... Read More
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Dr. Ricardo Madrid
54 years experience Neurology
Lacunes: Lacunes are small deep cerebral infarcts due to a primary arterial disease. They are usually located in the basal ganglia, internal capsule and pons u ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
32 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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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Small stroke: This means that you have had a small stroke in the deep brain tissue. It does not mean that you will necessarily have deficits from this but it does m ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Many things: Your question probably relates to a finding which is usually seen on a MRI report. In general, there are individuals with silent infarcts in the white ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Hole in the brain: A lacunar infarct is a small dot where normal tissue may have been damaged leaving a small hole. This can show as a dark dot on mri. The cause shoul ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Prior injury: What you are describing an old injury that occurred to the brain. It may be related to your headaches, bes to discuss with your doctor.
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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Cerebral nfarct: Unfortunately, nothing much can be dome. Three omega fatty acids may help. Sometimes a combination of vitamins b6, B12 and Folic Acid is also recomm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
45 years experience Neurosurgery
No: your symptpoms does not seem to be related to the small old infarct in the cerebellum. You need to see your physician and get evaluated.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
THAT RESULT IS: Consistent with small blood vessel atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease. Very common in patients with hypertension and or diabetes, but unusual if ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It would: depend on the size of the infarction

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