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52yr F with symptoms. MRI: "T2 areas of signal change small peripheral, mostly juxtacortical in both hemispheres and supratentorial WM. Age related?

52yr F with symptoms. MRI: "T2 areas of signal change small peripheral, mostly juxtacortical in both hemispheres and supratentorial WM. Age related?

Maybe: We develop small signal changes in the deep white matter as we age. However, small lesions in the white matter can also be related to prior trauma, infection, inflammation, demyelination, and other disorders. Small lesions at your age are something that may indicate a problem, or may be normal. The best test for importance is to compare it with a previous MRI looking for worsening changes. ...Read more

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Other than multiplesclerosis which other things can cause juxtacortical frontal lobe that are up to 3mmhyperintensities and 1mm centrum semiovale

Other than multiplesclerosis which other things can cause juxtacortical frontal lobe that are up to 3mmhyperintensities and 1mm centrum semiovale

ABN MRI: ABNORMAL FINDINGS ON BRAIN MRI NEED TO BE CORELATED WITH THE CLINICAL EXAM AND LABS. The differential DX would also include CNS LYME/CNS SJOGRENS SYNDROME/CNS SARCOIDOSIS. It would be wise to get a second Neurologic Opninion and Rheumatolgic opinion. A lumbar puncture may be needed to evaluate CNS LYME. A pronged period of respiratory failure with hypoxia may also cause these lesions. ...Read more