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A 28-year-old male asked:

My mother's brain mri shows hyperintense focus in t2w1/flair images in cerebellar vermis.impression: ischemic focus in the cerebellar vermis.explain.

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Dr. Atif Haque
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 20 years experience
Look at entire study: T2 and flair signal can be evidence of an "ischemic focus, " otherwise a stroke. However, other things could be in the mix, such as a tumor or demyelinating process. The radiologist will have looked at the other sequences. Sometimes, however, it can be tough to tell.
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