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Old Infarction Head Of Caudate Nucleus
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
Unilateral focal non specific white matter lesion adjacent to caudate nucleus, no change in the course of a year, how ofter should MRI be repeated?
What is more superior in the brain? The caudate nucleus of the basal ganglia, or the internal capsule?
Brain: Caudate nucleus is more superior.Get a more detailed answer ›
My uncle is currently in ICU and his MRI suggests that he has tiny acute infarcts involving left cerebeller hemisphere, left temporal lobe and right deep frontal periventricular region. Other findings suggest acute haemotoma in left caudate nucleus, chron
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Sister's Mri shows "chronic infarct involving right caudate nucleas and anterior limb of right internal capsule".Is it serious? How much? And cure pls!!
Chronic infarct: Any stroke is serious. A "chronic" infarct is one that has occurred in the past. The damage is done and there is no cure per se. If the stroke was small, there may be little or no permanent impairment. Once a stroke has already occurred, it is important to prevent future strokes. A search for possible etiologic factors, such as vascular disease or hypertension, is important. ...Read more
Would an infection of mastoid/ temperol bone-posterior show on a CT scan of the head? Is it possible to mistake it for an old infarction?
What's most possible cause of caudal nucleus infarction in apreviously hypophysectomic, diabetic recently hypertensive 48 female patient &the most?
3mm hypodense liver lesion in caudate lobe & two 3mm hypodense pancreatic head lesions on CT in setting of carcinoid workup. Can these be tumors?
May or may not be: It takes time and follow up CT scans to see if these tumors are growing in size. If they are not tumors (cancer) it will remain unchanged in size over a period of 3-6 months. A biopsy may be required to confirm it in case these lesions are increasing in size (growing bigger). They are too small to do a biopsy now, need to be at least 1Cm or bigger. ...Read more
I fell down & got hit in head after CT scan result"lacunar infarct in right frontal centrum semiovale".Doctor say nothing to worry explain me this sir?
What it is: That means that a very small blood vessel is blocked. That vessel supplies the white matter under the grey cells in your right frontal lobe of the brain. It is in the area that has fibers that transmit signals from the grey cells to other parts of the brain. Usually, there are no problems, but you should see a neurologist to make sure that all is well. ...Read more
Hey doc. ... may I kno d answer for why do pain radiates from chest to arm neck and jaw in myocardial infarction? Thank u
The way nerves trave: Its related to the way the sensory nerves travel from the heart ...Read more
Since a right sided lacunar infarct the vision in my right eye is changing. At this point everythin is blurry in that eye. Is this from the stroke?
I had a CT scan of my brain. The results read I had small lucunar infarct left basal ganglia small vessel ischemic disease... What do I have? It started with a headache on my right temple for the last 6 months, doctor sent me to physical theapy, but did
Small strokes: A small lacunar infarct refers to a stroke from occlusion of a small blood vessel. Small vessel ischemic disease refers to a chronic process whereby the small blood vessels become smaller and smaller over time and cause tiny strokes in certain brain tissues. Typical risk factors are chronic hypertension, smoking and diabetes mellitus. These small strokes can be significant when they accumulate. ...Read more
What does this mean, there is a small old appearing cortical infarction in the superior anterior right cerebellar hemisphere superiorly?
Prior stroke: The films are indicative of older cerebral lack of blood flow causing a small stroke. Since this has occurred, there is risk of future stroke, and underlying cause should be sought. Consideration for medication to prevent further strokes very pertinent. Time to have full neurological evaluation. ...Read more
Inferior MI: Old (ie, completed and not acute) myocardial infarctions may be detected by ecg's. Some of the ECG (ekg) leads record electrical activity in the inferior (lower) part of the heart. Characteristic electrical patterns in these leads may indicate a previous mi. The computer generated analyses of ECG tracings are subject to error and must be interprtd by your physician. Please speak to him or her. ...Read more
My 15 year old son was diagnosed with inferior myocadial infarction also left ventricular hypertrophy. Can someone please break it down for me?
Wrong diagnosis?: Is 15 yo healthy? Why was he evaluated? Previous cardiac history? Autoimmune disorder? Kawasaki disease? Sickle cell disease? Diabetes or cancer? If not, then it sounds like an adult cardiologist misread a child's ekg. Often an adolescent's ekg will look like left ventricular hypertrophy because of the strength of the electrical impulse and thinness of the chest wall compared to an adult. ...Read more
Mri found bilaterally along the inferior lateral aspect of the basal ganglion, either old lacunar infarctions or bilateral benign cysts. Thoughts?
Hi iam 40rs old male suffering from extensive ant. Myocardial infarction I do catheterization since one andhalf year ago, does I need another cath?
Anterior MI: If you had an mi, you should be on a program of diet, exercise, and multiple medications including aspirin, beta blocker, ace inhibitor and statin drugs in general. You don't mention whether you have had bypass surgery or stenting procedures. If you are without symptoms on your regimen, you likely don't need another angiography at this time but should discuss your status with your cardiologist. ...Read more
My nephew 11 y old got a cerebral infarction 7 days back with minor signs of speech, v little droop and little difficulty walking. Can he recover 100%?
Can: There is no test than can predict degree of recovery following a stroke (old nomenclature) cerebral infarction (new nomenclature). However the brain is very good at relearning and finding other neurologic tissue to be 'trained'. A child's brain should be more "trainable". Do they know what caused the stroke? ...Read more
Iam 65 years old abnormal ecg Normal sinus rhythm Possible inferior infarction, age undetermined ST& T wave abnormality, consider lateral ischemia?
Automated ECG: The automated ECG interpretation that appears on a 12 lead ECG printout must always be viewed with a grain (or two) of salt. The best person to evaluate your ECG is your doctor. Period. The machine is famous for misinterpretation. Go see your doctor. Have a history and physical done. Then have him/her look at your ECG. ...Read more
Please can you explain what atrial flutter with variable av block compatible with a bundle branch block. Possible inferior infarction, probably old is?
ECG interpretation.: Atrial flutter: your heart rhythm is abnormal (the atria are contracting very rapidly); variable block: there are a variable number of atrial contractions for every ventricular contraction. A bundle branch block: the ECG complex representing each ventricular contraction is widened due to a block of one branch of your heart's conduction system. Q waves on the ECG suggest an infarct (? Age). ...Read more
If an ECG shows that I have old inferior infarction, can the abnormality on the ECG be from mitral valve repair?
Possible inferior myocardial infarction probably old. Possible abnormal ecg...Does this mean I had an attack? I am diabetic and workout daily.
Q waves on an ekg suggest prior damage.
If there were symptoms, enzyme elevations helps confirm the timing and degree.
Compare with any prior ekg.
Continue your risk reduction approach, but discuss with your pcp. ...Read more
Hypertensive patient is 52 years old in 2011 was the second time in recent myocardial infarction time blood pressure is not stable?
Not sure: Not sure what your question is. Please clarify. ...Read more
Hx of WPW, ablation. Lately, HR of 120-140, palpitations off/on. EKG says "probable anteroseptal infarction, old". Should I be concerned/followup?
The computer: Interpretation of anteroseptal infarction is undoubtably in error. The computer algorithm is skewed to provide an abnormal reading. The tachycardia however may suggest a recurrence of your WPW pathway. It would be very reasonable to report your symptoms and heart rates to the physician who treated you. Followup would be appropriate but not because of the EKG reading. ...Read more
Anterolateral myocardial infarction probably old came up on the ecg. My doctor said its nothing to worry about, can I have an easy to understand defin?
Stupid Computer: The computer reads on ekgs are designed to catch as many heart attacks as possible but they are notorious for overcalling heart attacks. A trained cardiologist can sort the matter out using experience, training and a set of rules. ...Read more
Lacunes: Lacunes are small deep cerebral infarcts due to a primary arterial disease. They are usually located in the basal ganglia, internal capsule and pons usually in hypertensive patients. They are rare in the white matter of the cerebral hemispheres. See a neurologist if those findings belong to you. ...Read more
A 64-year-old white male appears to be depressed 2 weeks after hospital discharge for a myocardial infarction. How to combat this depression?
I was wondering I had a Brain MRI done but what can they see on a brain MRI? Do they see infections and tumors and IQ and stuff like that or old bleedings or TIA's or Brain infarction?
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