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Right Parietal Lobe
Am 48 years old and am diabetic and hyper tense..my brain mri says lacunar infarct in periventricular white matter of right parietal lobe.what is this?
Small stroke: This means that you have had a small stroke in the deep brain tissue. It does not mean that you will necessarily have deficits from this but it does mean that you need to control your sugars and blood pressure very carefully to prevent further damage. It is also important to not smoke and to have a healthy diet and drink at least 2 liters of water daily. You should take an aspirin daily also. ...Read more
Neurologist not sure if its sporadic hemiplegic migraines or right sided-parietal lobe seizures. How can I know which it is if even he's not sure?
2nd Opinion?: Some neuro diseases are very difficult to tell apart. Many diseases have similar symptoms and present the same way on tests. You could always try getting a 2nd opinion from a different neurologist. A sleep deprived eeg or an ambulatory eeg should help sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spect scan showed moderate-severe decreased areas in both temporal/parietal lobes &right frontal lobe. Does this explain my memory and thinking issue?
Part of brain: It is part of brain positioned above the occipital lobe and behind the frontal lobe. Its function is to integrate sensory information from the visual cortex. It includes infomation processing related to the sense of touch. So it is involved in visuospatial processing. It is also involved with language processing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Integration center: Parietal lobe provides localization, timing, and integration of incoming brain data, and gives us perspective on the outside world. Regarding sense of touch, it allows simultaneous perspectives, and perception of location of the touch, including intensity of sensation. ...Read more
NO !: All sensations are organized and responded by THALAMUS Only cortical sensation s are controlled by the parietal lobes ( 2 point discriminationn ,stereognosis i.e. the shape of objects ,also the weight of objects ) ...Read more
Critical: Dominant speech pathways connect via the arcuate fasciculus, and connect expressive centers in frontal broca's area to receptive regions in the temporal lobe. ...Read more
Impossible: You cannot have a pain in your temporal or parietal lobe. Your brain has no pain nerves. All sensations are processed in the brain but experienced elsewhere in the body. Whatever pain you're feeling, it's not in your brain tissue. ...Read more
Yes: Contralateral weakness can be present. Sensation is altered on the same side, and pts have trouble localizing motion in time and space. Extinction phenomena occur, position sensation can be lost, the affected limb may not be recognized or even thought to be part of another person. ...Read more
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