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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?

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

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more


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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?

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 more

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What is the parietal lobe and what is it's function?

What is the parietal lobe and what is it's function?

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 more

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I was wondering does the parietal lobe affect our sense of touch?

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

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Does the body lose all sensation if the parietal lobe stopped functioning?

Does the body lose all sensation if the parietal lobe stopped functioning?

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

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What role does the dominant parietal lobe have in speech and speech formation?

What role does the dominant parietal lobe have in speech and speech formation?

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

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Sharp pain in temporal parietal lobe?

Sharp pain in temporal parietal lobe?

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

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Do hemineglect, hemiplegia occur from damage to the parietal lobe?

Do hemineglect, hemiplegia occur from damage to the parietal lobe?

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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What is a small cyst in left parietal lobe of an uncertain significance?

Probably benign: Most likely an arachnoid cyst of no significance or consequence, but if there is concern, could repeat images as needed over time. ...Read more

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