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what does it mean when a mri (brain) says there are ten small t2 hyperintense foci within the periventricular deep white matter?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Why was MRI done?: The spots could well be associated with prior head injury , migraine, cigarette smoking, hypertension, but could be c/w ms. Return to your doctor and spend some sufficient time to clarify significance in your case.
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
MRI brain: Hyperintensity or bright spots in the t2 white matter of the brain is a nonspecific finding that may indicate low blood flow or loss of myelin (insulation) on the coverings of the nerves in the brain. This is a part of normal aging but can be seen in neurological diseases (multiple sclerosis) and psychiatric conditions. See your neurologist to explain the findings on the MRI scan.

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