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MRI shows chronic infarct right cerebellar hemisphere and inferior vermis with internal hemorragic areas.TREATMENT & PROGNOS? TIME F COMPLT RECOVERY?
Depends upon cause: A cerebellar infarct in someone of your age would likely be due to an embolic cause. Considerations include vertebral dissection, valvular heart disease, or hypercoagulable state. The treatment is different in each case. As far as recovery, the human brain is quite plastic and will continue to improve as long as you stimulate it. In cerebellar disease special attention is paid to balance. ...Read more
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
Recent MRI shows "old lacunar infarct within the right cerebellum." it was not there in the previous MRI taken around 3 years back. Any suggestion?
I recently had an MRI to investigate migraines and was told that i had a small prior lacunar infarct within the right inferior cerebellar pica territory. Can migraines cause this? How serious is this?
See your PCP .: Migraines does not cause lacunar infarcts. With your hypertension, make sure you did not have an undetected cva (stroke). The pain in your neck and back maybe a symptoms of hypertension which your migraine may have obscured. I suggest you see your pcp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a very small old infarct in white matter change to cerebellum cause balance problems, dizziness, perception problems, weak legs forgetfulness?
No: your symptpoms does not seem to be related to the small old infarct in the cerebellum. You need to see your physician and get evaluated. ...Read more
What does this mean,there is a small old appearing cortical infarction in the superior anterior right cerebellar hemisphere superiorly?
Prior stroke: The films are indicative of older cerebral lack of blood flow causing a small stroke. Since this has occurred, there is risk of future stroke, and underlying cause should be sought. Consideration for medication to prevent further strokes very pertinent. Time to have full neurological evaluation. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a Small chronic left cerebellar lacunar infarction. Waiting for call from GP. Is it the same as a lacunar infarc?
Friend has had cerebellar infarction, MRI is: pundate hyperintense area in bilateral inf. Cereblr region, hypointense on t1, hyperintense on t2, retriction on div i s/o aorta enfarct. Best treatment?
My uncle is currently in ICU and his MRI suggests that he has tiny acute infarcts involving left cerebeller hemisphere, left temporal lobe and right deep frontal periventricular region. Other findings suggest acute haemotoma in left caudate nucleus, chron
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