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Does A Cyst 6mm In Diameter In The Left Horn Ventricle Cause Chronic Migraines
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Mri showed a 3cm polyp in the floor of the left maxillary sinus and a 1cm lipoma in the left frontal sinus. I have eye problems. What does this mean?
No: To far away from L4 or L5 root or lumbosacral plexus. Kidneys are located above and lateral to this. ...Read more
Subcortical foci of increased signal are present suggestive of some sclerosis and marrow reactive changes in the left hip joint. There is a subcortical cyst in the acetabulum on the right hip measuring 5 mm - what does this mean?
Is a 4mm chiari, small cyst in the diploic in left parietal calvarium, and vascalar flow in the basal condylar veins something to be worried about?
Why does fibrosis of the left ventricular posterior wall ( like in cases of muscular dist. )cause a murmur? Where is the murmur coming from?
Murmurs from valves: Murmurs are heard when listening to the heart, and are caused by turbulent blood flow through the heart valves. The timing, type and location of the murmur can be used to identify which valve is involved. To further define the problem, an echocardiogram is used to see the blood flow in real time. Fibrosis of the ventricular wall does not cause a murmur, unless it effects the valves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19 years of daily headaches,scan show left ventricle larger than right and benign tonsillar ectopia with midline shift.
Is a midline shift ever normal?
MRI report reads: fourth ventricle is in midline of the posterior fossa. What does that mean?What follow up is needed? I suffer from chronic headaches
I have a 5mm cyst in midpole of rt kidney posteriorly and 2.5 mm hypodensity in lower pole as well. Asymptomatic. Is there cause for concern?
In a cect-head "small parenchymal calcifications has noted in the bilateral high frontal region". So what problem I am suffering from
Unknown: Your question is difficult answer in the form you presented. Please resubmit your question with more detail. ...Read more
Hello doctor ..l had a episode of back pain radiating to right limb ...mri shows diffuse annular disc bulge of 1 to 2 mm .how serious is my condition?
Not serious: disc bulge of 1to2mm is not that serious.Question is whether your pain in right limb is from the bulge We can not say from the information you have given.We don't know which vertebrae is involved and rest of your history like trauma and any other medical condition I suggest you consult an orphopedic surgeon preferably a spine specialist,with your MRI pictures or disc.You may also need Nerve condti ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a developmental venous anomaly left temporal lobe. Got the MRI for headache x10 days and fasciculations x7 months. Is the dva the cause?
Depends on where: The fasciculations are. You should discuss this with the neurologist who referred you for the testing. Based on your clinical exam they can see whether it correlates with the radiological findings. Best wishes for a happy new year. ...Read more
My right anterior temporal lobe is atrophied (approx. 40 mm in size). How common is this for someone in their 40's and what issues could it cause.
Does a pericallosal lesion in the brain point towards Multiple Sclerosis? I had an MRI and there is a 7mm oval lesion on the left side...thank you
How to address: One lesion does not confirm the diagnosis, as need scattered lesions over brain and/or spinal cord, with both older and newer areas. But if the clinical picture is consistent with MS and you have one lesion, there is an 80% chance of clinical MS within 14 yrs. Recommend repeating films in about 90 days, and maybe obtaining spinal fluid to pin down the situation.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What symptoms with:hyperintensities in left parietal by body of left lateral ventrical. Also in right occipital region. ?
Micro-vessel disease: These white matter lesions appear mostly to be the result of microvascular disease which is seen in normal aging (40"s +), migraines, hypertension, and possibly some of the clotting disorders which can result in tiny, ministroke events, (eg. Huges syndrome) do you have a history of high BP or of migraines? ...Read more
Does a constant twitch in left eye +headache mean possible reoccurrence of brain tumor? I have a history of tumor in right occipital lobe.
Blepharospasm?: The condition that you have with your eyelids is called blepharospasm. Speak to your ophthalmologist about it. I don't think that it's related to your previous condition. You may need to get a follow- up MRI. Try to get copies of your past medical records now before they have been transferred to long term storage. Then scan them and keep them on a thb drive which you can download to any md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Arachnoid cyst w/mass effect on right aspect of medulla in posterior cranial fossa measuring 15x13mm.What probs might it cause if any? Treat or watch?
Arachnoid cysts: Arachnoid cysts rarely cause problems. Posterior fossa arachnoid cysts may have headaches and vertigo ascribed to them but it is likely that other problems such as arthritis in the neck or inner ear pathology are the actual cause. Most arachnoid cysts are observed. Creating windows in the cysts to drain to other cerebrospinal fluid pathways or placing a shunt is performed for symptomatic cysts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer