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Symptoms Of Gliosis
Comments: Gliosis is NOT a disease or syndrome, it is a description of an area of scarring in the brain, perhaps secondary to prior trauma or disease. In many cases, the original issue is quiescent, and not symptoms are present. If you or someone else carries this label, you might explore further the significance with our Concierge docs. ...Read more
If I have Right periventricular white matter likely Gliosis can I have symptoms of hand weakness and foot on the same side if it's MS?
No: Doesn't matter whether it's MS or anything else: stroke, tumor, anything: ANY lesion in the right hemisphere causes signs & symptoms on the left. Exceptions are a few left-handers & a VERY tiny proportion of right-handers. Southpaws have either left hemisphere dominance just like righties, or they have so-called mixed dominance. True right hemisphere dominance is exceedingly rare. ...Read more
Brain inflammation: Reactive gliosis is a pathology term that refers to the histological appearance of brain tissue on light microscopy where it is observed that glial cells have both multiplied and grown larger in response to trauma. The neuroscience community have assigned both beneficial and negative effects to this phenomenon. It prevents axons from connecting again although it restores the blood brain barrier. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with gliosis. I get random pains in one certain spot in my head. I was wondering if there cause by the gliosis.
Gliosis and Headache: It is unlikely that the gliosis could lead to headache. It is important to note that brain is actually insensitive to pain as it does not contain any pain fibers. The only pain sensitive structures in the brain are the blood vessels and the meninges. I think it is also important to investigate the type and the cause of your headache. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation ...Read more
There is mild hyperintensity on the FLAIR images along
the posterior medial margin of the resection bed, likely related to
gliosis. Please explain!
Flair on xray: hello ~ there is just not enough information to answer this question and this is not the right venue for that. You would be better served to make a consult appt and SPEAK to the doctor with an accompanying fuller description of problem with the WHOLE of all PATH REPORTS you have and not snippets, if you want the best response we can offer, in what sounds like a serious case.thanks ...Read more
I had an mri. The impression on the report said minimal area of gliosis within the right insular cortex. What should I do?
Gliosis: Is rather non-specific brain inflammation, encountered in a multitude of neurologic conditions from post trauma scarring to multiple sclerosis or neurodegenerative disease. Your best resource will be your neurologist in trying to connect your actual symptoms/ the reason for the test with the MRI findings in trying to assign it to one of the above mentioned conditions. ...Read more
No: Mad cow disease is believed to be a disease caused by the build up (and transmission) of a certain protein in the nerves of our brain. The resultant damage can cause gliosis, but gliosis can also occur in a variety of conditions other than mad cow disease. Gliosis is a term to explain "scarring" in the brain that could be caused by trauma, infections, tumors, radiation therapy, etc. ...Read more
Radio says single punctate focus of prolonged T2 in rt front operculum-incidental gliosis. Did I have ministroke? Neuro said Im fine. What's gliosis?
It's a brain scar: just like there is no way to know how a scar happened on the skin of your knee just by looking at it, there is no way to know what could have caused a focus of gliosis in the white matter. Such lesions are rare in young people and very common in older folks. There is a long list of scary things that could cause such a lesion (MS, Lyme, Vasculitis, cancer) but most likely old injury not serious. ...Read more
What is bilateral frontal gliosis? what medications can help with his aggression, impulsivity and constant shifts in mood?
State your age too: Put your age in your public profile, so we know you are not a minor. You can then say you are asking for someone else who is only 10. We have to know that YOU are not a minor or cannot answer. Knowing your country or state in the US is helpful sometimes, because some diseases are more common in some countries and states than others (like rabies) than others. ...Read more
Can gliosis cause seizures on a 8 year old!!!He has been getting seizures and took him to get in MRI and they said he had gliosis!!!
Dx with epilepsy 2 yrs ago MRI showed angioma until recent no changes now showing chronic gliosis should I be concerned? What does this mean?
Cavernoma brain: In some cases cavernoma may be the focus of epilepsy. If this is proved by c, linical picture and various tests - this can be treated surgically. In current situation if the lesion is stable and unchanged it can be monitored at regular intervals for years to come . Gliosis probably represents temporal change and has questionable significance. ...Read more
My 10 months old son has gotten an MRI report stating a diffuse celebral atrophy with left occipital lope gliosis. What does this mean/outcome?
Abnormal MRI: This is an answer for a pediatric neurologist to answer best ...Read more
I was diagnosis with epilepsy 2 yrs ago MRI showed angioma no change to date but now showing chronic gliosis what does this mean? Should i be concerned?
Gliosis means scarri: An angioma is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels in the brain. Sometimes, these may bleed a little or alot. Gliosis is what we call fibrous scarring in the brain. What they are telling you is that these is chronic scarring in the area, perhaps due to small bleeds or perhaps the brain is trying to segment or wall off this area. Not necessarily bad unless it results in a mass effect ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers