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What is connecting the cerebral hemisphere?

CC: The connection between the cerebral hemispheres is the corpus callosum. ...Read more

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The smaller left cerebral hemisphere means what?

The smaller left cerebral hemisphere means what?

Incidental: Generally it has no clinical implication and it is only an incidental finding. However it may be a subject for research neurologists by a long term follow up for decades to see if leads to any cognitive impairment significantly more than equal size hemispheres. ...Read more

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What happens if 'right cerebral hemisphere is enlarged'?

See neurologist: It may be related to congenital defect or atrophy of other hemisphere. It will be wise to see neurologist to get more evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does right cerebral hemisphere control left side of the body?

Why does right cerebral hemisphere control left side of the body?

God made us this way: There is virtual crossover for all aspects of our brain. Left to right and right to left. I cannot give you the reason, but that is the way it is. ...Read more

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What does this mean? The findings are suggestive of a left temporal dysrhythmia in addition to a deeply situated dysfunction projecting to the cerebral hemisphere bilaterally.

it is complex: From an eeg report? An area in the l temporal area(on the side of the brain where sensory stimuli, visual memories and language are processed) where they see and abnormal rhythm, as well as something abnormal deep in the brain(the part that controls more basic things like breathing and wakefulness) that goes out to both sides of the brain(where thinking and information processing occurs). ...Read more

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What is the pathogenesis of an ischaemic stroke affecting the left cerebral hemisphere?

What is the pathogenesis of an ischaemic stroke affecting the left cerebral hemisphere?

Mechanisms: Usually, represents narrowing and closure of a large artery such as carotid or middle cerebral, but can be due to a clot circulating from a distant source, such as heart. A myocardial event might trigger a stroke in a susceptible older patient, and, in some cases, trauma can tear a blood vessel in neck (dissection). Causes include smoking, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipemia, high homocysteine. ...Read more

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Pathogenesis of an ischaemic stroke affecting the left cerebral hemisphere. What does this mean?

Words: Pathogenesis is the origin or development of a disease. Ischemic stroke is damaged brain tissue due to loss of circulation (like from a clot)(as opposed to stroke from bleeding). Left cerebral hemisphere is the dominant area in most people and usually controls speech and right sided motor functions. ...Read more

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Can you explain it in simple terms. Mri revealed some non specific scattered high signal intensity foci in the cerebral hemisphere.

Can you explain it in simple terms. Mri revealed some non specific scattered high signal intensity foci in the cerebral hemisphere.

Well....: These are very common as we get older. I tell patients they are like wrinkles; of you have wrinkles at 25, something is wrong. If you have wrinkles at 75.... You're 75! those with a history of head injuries, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, and such tend to increase the number of these spots. As you state, they are not specific to any particular disease. ...Read more

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Hi, there are few small foci of high signal in the white matter of both cerebral hemisphere non specific but likely ischemic.What does mean in MRI mr?

Hi, there are few small foci of high signal in the white matter of both cerebral hemisphere non specific but likely ischemic.What does mean in MRI mr?

Review with Doctor: Usually a few small foci are of little concern, and merely mean that there is some small vessel disease, as occurs with high blood pressure, diabetes, or even with migraines. However, 26 is a pretty young age for age related changes, and should at least be viewed by your doctor. ...Read more