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what does normal variant mega cisterns magna mean from my mri?

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Dr. Adam Lustig
9 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Normal variant: One of the collections of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in your head is larger than normal, but is of no significance. We call it mega cisterna manga and it is a "normal variant" of "normal" anatomy. No need to worry.
Answered on Oct 1, 2014
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