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Cortical Basal Degeneration
What does chronic lacunar infarcts with cystic degeneration in right thalamus and left basal ganglia means? My 22 yr old fiancee's 3 month old MRI has this after contracting TB meningitis, cureable??
Not curable, but : early developmental intervention will help promote development. Was it tuberculous meningitis, treated early & completely eradicated? Hydocephalus & basal ganglia lesions are common in TBM. A pediatric neurologist can explain to her father what areas of function are likely to be impacted by the damaged areas of his baby's brain. Has the rest of the family had a TB skin test & treatment if +? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If MRI brain scan says chronic infarct noted in occipital lobe &prominence noted in basal cisterns, cortical solci then shall I see neuro or physchoDR?
Micro infarcts on mr: This really depends on what symptoms you are having. Probably the first person you should see is a neurologist for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Potenetially: Lattice degeneration is like a perforation in a peice of paper. If the back sticky layer of the vireous gel tugs on the retina in an area of lattice degeneration, the retina is more likely to tear and lead to retinal detachment.If you have acute onset of floaters , flashes at night or a curtain coming over your vision u need to be seen immediately. ...Read more
No: Disc degeneration occurs naturally, and there may be genetic associations to this occurance. Injuries may also cause the start of the degeneration. The best advice is a good lumbar core exercise program for a healthy back, but there is no prevention of this condition (not even vitamins, nutriceuticals, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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