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A 53-year-old female asked:

53 yr old female and mri found more than 20 punctate t2 hyperintensities of the supratentorial brain, likely ischaemic in nature. what are implication?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 31 years experience
If they really are : ischemic in nature, it suggests a risk of vascular disease in other vascular beds (organs). The treatment isn't any different, however: Assiduous control of risk factors: BP, diabetes, lipids, etc.
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