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Frontal Lobe Atrophy
My wife has frontal lobe atrophy. Any treatments? Is life going to be difficult or shortened significantly?
Check with your doc: This should be evaluated by a neurologist. Most likely there is nothing that can be done about it but there are some very rare diseases that may be the underlying cause. Neurologist is a must. ...Read more
Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my son is 8 years old, doctor diagnosis frontal lobe atrophy, is it cure able deices, to whom i can consult?
Neurodegeneration: The brain does not regenerate. Frontal lobe atrophy is a serious condition, for which a Neurologist should be an integral part of the disease management plan. Depending on the type of disability and degree of dysfunction, Psychology, Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy may also be important to involve in the overall care. ...Read more
Pls comment regarding ventricles(dysmorphic?)and cerebellar tonsils(borderline Chiari?).Frontal lobe atrophy ?MRI images in profile.
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My CT scan result shows - right frontal lobe subcortical white matter tiny chronic infarct- and mild cerebral atrophic changes. ?
Frontal lobe dementi: Can have several possible causes. One of the most common is of course injury to the frontal lobes in the form of trauma such as can occur from sports or from motor vehicle accidents. Another disease called picks disease develops for unknown reasons. Other causes include vascular events like little strokes to the front part of the brain. ...Read more
Frontal lobe fxn: Not sure what you're asking, but the frontal lobe of the brain (cerebrum) largely controls behavior, executive functions such as planning, language and motor function. ...Read more
FL: Mainly executive functions.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Development of the frontal lobe is not associated with development of the visual system. ...Read more
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