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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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MRI brain find: presence of a persistent trigeminal artery and hypoplasia of the basilar artery? Do I need to see a specialist if so what kind?

MRI brain find: presence of a persistent trigeminal artery and hypoplasia of the basilar artery? Do I need to see a specialist if so what kind?

Neurologist : Why were you getting the brain MRI? While most cases are discovered incidentally and the clinical significance of a persistent trigeminal artery is debatable, association with an increased risk of intracranial aneurysm and other vascular anomalies has been reported in literature. I recommend discussing the findings with your neurologist. ...Read more

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MRI brain find: presence of a persistent trigeminal artery and hypoplasia of the basilar artery? What chances my twin could have this too?

MRI brain find: presence of a persistent trigeminal artery and hypoplasia of the basilar artery? What chances my twin could have this too?

Depends on twin type: If you are in the denticle twin it is very possible your twin could have the same problem. If you are not and identical twin it is not likely. I would speak to your doctor who did the MRI about whether it would be wise for your identical twins do have a similar study. ...Read more

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MRI brain find: presence of a persistent trigeminal artery and hypoplasia of the basilar artery? What is this I read its very rare & cause aneurysm?

MRI brain find: presence of a persistent trigeminal artery and hypoplasia of the basilar artery? What is this I read its very rare & cause aneurysm?

Dodged a bullet: Persistent Trigeminal art. is associated with aneurysm in 14%, likely on a congenital basis. If one does not exist, it is unlikely to develop. http://thejns.org/doi/abs/10.3171/jns.1971.35.5.0601 Association does not prove causality, but we don't understand the embryology well enough to know the causes of aneurysms. ...Read more

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What is bilineage hypoplasia? Is it a common disease?

What is bilineage hypoplasia? Is it a common disease?

Bilineage Hypoplasia: This link may help your understanding. http://www.cancer-forums.net/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=97516&sid=5a81973ad54f09c0fd318b6661d438be#p426487 ...Read more

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Could you explain what is optical nerve hypoplasia?

Could you explain what is optical nerve hypoplasia?

It is: A congenital condition in which the optic nerve, the nerve between the eye and brain, does not develop properly. Vision can be normal or totally blind or anything in between. This can be associated with other congenital disorders and this possibility should be explored in the child. ...Read more

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What's treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

What's  treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

See below: It is generally supportive. There is no standard treatment. Treatment is based on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person with breast 'hypoplasia' get breast cancer?

Is it possible for a person with breast 'hypoplasia' get breast cancer?

Yes: Breast size does not have a high degree of correlation with the risk of breast cancer. Exercising regularly, keeping weight under control, and drinking in moderation are some things you can do to keep your risk lower. ...Read more

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Whats cerebellar hypoplasia?

Whats cerebellar hypoplasia?

See below : A neurological condition in which the cerebellum is smaller than usual often due to under development. ...Read more