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Kirkland, WA
A 41-year-old female asked:

mri states: t2 hyperintensity with semicircular canal. what does this mean? i had 2 surgeries on my semicircular canal

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Dr. Andrew Shiller
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 26 years experience
Probably scarring: T2 hyperintensity can mean many different things. If its next to the SC canal after surgery it's probably scarring. Best thing to do is talk with the treating surgeon or other doc, who can see how those changes correlate with your symptoms/signs.

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