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Jacksonville, NC
A 32-year-old female asked:

Can normal white matter on mri be an actual brain aneurysm? ct without contrast normal last week showed white matter as well and last year. get mra?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
No worries: It is not possible to confuse normal white matter with an aneurysm. But it sounds like you need to have a discussion about the scan with the doctor who ordered it. I'm sure you'll find s/he also is reassuring.
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