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Anthony, FL
A 33-year-old female asked:

What's does single focus of nonspecific subcortical white matter change involving the right frontal lobe mean? had a mri checking for ms?

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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 50 years experience
MRI only one tool: 33 year old female asks what single focus of nonspecific subcortical white matter change involving right frontal lobe mean while checking for MS? MS is really a Clinical Diagnosis with several supportive diagnosing tools and MRI, though important, is only one tool. Best to have one's PCP or Neurologist interpret the results as they will have more clinical insight about the person.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Equivocal: May or may not represent the first sign of MS, and a followup MRI in 6-12 months may be needed. Spinal fluid testing might be useful, as well as MRI of neck, but based on your above information, I am not sure I would consider MS as your diagnosis at this point.
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Last updated Dec 4, 2017

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