A 10-year-old female asked:
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a mri was taken and the impression says abnormal t2 prolongation identified in the periventricular white matter region, what does this mean?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
MRI: Your brain has ventricles which are fluid filled cavities on the inside of you brain. You have 4 two lateral venticles, and two midline. They are all conncected. You have brain structures that show up white on MRI in this area. T2 refers to the time it takes to spin the hydrogen atoms. An abnormal prolongation can be associated with metabolic problem
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
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