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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Brain: These are found on MRI and ct of the brain. It is non specific and just means that the brain has some "scarring" for lack of a better term. Seen in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: White matter is one of the two components of the central nervous system and consists of glial cells and myelinated axons that transmit signals from on ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Complicated: This is a very complicated question and requires more information regarding your symptoms and other laboratory findings to answer accurately. Please f ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Generic response: If a pre-existing white matter lesion has become larger or more prominent, this could be a sign of disease activity in form of inflammation, but could ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience in Neurology
Lack of blood deep : In the brain. This condition is most commonly seen in individuals with one or all of the following: 1. Hypertension 2. Diabetes 3. Hyperlipidemia ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Maybe of no signif.: White matter lesions may be caused from a host of circumstances, such as migraine, prior head or neck trauma, hardening of the arteries, inflammation ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience in Neurology
Vague finding: The best way to describe this, as blood vessels in your brain branch out and become smaller and smaller, the very smallest are prone to calcium build ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
Specializes in
Too littel info: Difficult to answer with no history for the scan, presenting symptoms and clinical picture- sorry
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
MRI findings: Sometimes perivascular spaces look like changes in the white matter. They are terms used to describe nonspecific findings. White matter lesions are ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Very much: Get with your personal physical and review your cardiovascular health, especially whether you might have high blood pressure that's not adequately man ... Read More
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