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A 30-year-old member asked:

what are tiny chronic infarct right frontal white matter?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
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 matter that are due usually to hypertension. The radiographic finding that is reported is seen as small, punctuate white dots, that can be small vessel disease, infection, vasculitis, or a variant of normal.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2020

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