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Mild generalized atrophy age 72 what does this mean for an aging person no other symptoms?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Brain atrophy: Atrophy of the cerebral cortex is often seen on ct scans of elderly people who have no significant cognitive problems. Therefore that ct scan finding often has no clinical significance except for ageing. If you have further concerns about cerebral atrophy, a neurologist or psychologist can do a mental status evaluation to further check for any cognitive loss.
Answered on Feb 12, 2017

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