A 46-year-old female asked:
just had a mri on brain it says i have a venous differential adnormality in opptiucal lobe what could this mean not there 8months ago?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
neurology 48 years experience
Cosult ordering doc.: If neurologist ordered this he/she would be able to explain. If your primary ordered the MRI and can not explain then a consult with a neurologist is warranted. Above written words are not accurate about MRI report.
My guess: My guess is a "developmental venous anomaly of the occipital lobe". If that is the case, then it is an abnormality of a vein in the brain which frequently is an incidental finding.
Best of luck,
Dr. Ayman Omar
Last updated May 7, 2017
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