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Chronic Microvascular White Matter Ischemic Changes
Is stable bilateral frontaoparietal white matter t2w/flair hyperintense signals, probably chronic microvascular ischemic changes called mild stroke?
Patchy insulation: Chronic means this process has been going on for years in the brain. White matter is the part of the brain where the "communication cables" are, and they are "white" because of myelin insulation. The ventricles are fluid-filled "shock absorber" spaces inside the brain. Ischemic means they have been deprived oxygen, microvascular means in tiny blood vessels. Mini-stroke strips off some insulation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My MRI shows "MILD WHITE MATTER MICROVASCULAR ISCHEMIC CHANGES". Could this be a reason for my memory issues and word-finding issues?
Vascular dementia.: The second most common form of dementia (after Alzheimer's) is vascular dementia, also known as multi-infarct dementia. An accumulation of tiny infarcts, much like those imaged on your MRI, leads to symptoms of dementia. We tend to see this form of dementia in people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol. So this could be related to your symptoms. Ask your doctor if u can take aspirin. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I had a cat scan, showed chronic microvascular ischemic white matter disease. My doctor who ordered the CT looked at it and did not comment. Is MS or other auto immune system possible?
Mild genaralized atrophy and chronic white matter ischemic changes in my mom report is it serious matter please tell me?
Maybe: Mild general atrophy can be seen on ct scans of people with or without symptoms. Chronic white matter ischemic changes can also be seen in symptomatic or asymptomatic people. Be sure your mom gets checked for obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. These can cause ischemic changes. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Age 66; right hearing loss; MRI; dx: mild chronic deep white matter ischemic changes in the periventricular and subcortical white matter. Please expla?
Described often: Presume on mri, white matter lesions as noted, which are usually nonspecific, but can be associated with hypertension, diabetes, or high blood fats causing "hardening of the arteries" (aka, microvascular angiopathy). This pattern might be consistent with ms in some cases, so needs correlation for relevance. Not a description of stroke, but an indication for prevention of future stroke. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What is the meaning of chronic ischemic changes in bilateral frontparietal sub cortical white matter.what is the medicne for this?
Dad, 66, is affected with "chronic ischemic changes in periventri white matter" and "disprop prominence of ventri system c/p to cortical sulci" cure?
Nonspecific WM: Nonspecific periventricular white matter changes- These are normally small spots without clinical relevance. They are more common for people with high blood pressure, diabetes, head injuries or in people who smoke. They do not have a defined clinical meaning. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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