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MRI shows chronic infarct right cerebellar hemisphere and inferior vermis with internal hemorragic areas.TREATMENT & PROGNOS? TIME F COMPLT RECOVERY?

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

Infarction (Definition)

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


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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?

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 more

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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

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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?

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?

Time: This means the tissue has recently died in small areas (punctate) of the cerebellum. It is hard to tell (without examining, watching the changes, and knowing the history) to predict the outcome. ...Read more

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What is anteroseptal infarct?

Heart Attack: Infarction is a heart attack, anteroseptal describes the location, which is the front wall of the heart, and the wall between the ventricles. This generally would have been cause by an occlusion in the left anterior descending coronary artery. (lad). ...Read more

Cerebellum (Definition)

An area in the back of the brain that helps coordinate movement, speech, and eye movements. It has connections to the frontal lobes also and may play a role in helping you ...Read more


Infarct (Definition)

It means an area of tissue death due to lack of oxygen most commonly associated with ...Read more