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A 25-year-old female asked:

mild periventricular and subcortical abnormal t2 and flair signal is nonspecific, but likely representative of chronic microvascular disease ?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Need clarification.: Tiny white matter spots like these can be due to small vessel vascular insufficiency, as mentioned, as well as conditions like multiple sclerosis and Lyme disease. Or they can have no specific cause at all. But in a young person like yourself, a good examination and testing would be in order.

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Last updated Nov 5, 2018

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