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Temporal Lobe Atrophy
My right anterior temporal lobe is atrophied (approx. 40 mm in size). How common is this for someone in their 40's and what issues could it cause.
Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
What is the most likely cause for focal brain atrophy (40 mm in temporal lobe) given no obvious brain trauma?
Brain atrophy: Brain atrophy is most often due to aging. ...Read more
I have temporal lobe epilepsy. And a few other disorders such as idiopathic hypersomulence, restless leg syndrome. Now have diagnosis of brain atrophy?
Hi. 27, male-diagnosed with dai grade3(multiple petechial haemorhage in right temporal lobe)-not aware of his surroundings nw-80days over nw-recovery ?
DIFFUSE AXONAL INJUR: Is a serious brain injury. One might never recover from it. The hemorrhage is just one example of the brain damage. There may be secondary atrophy. You should have extensive therapy and a neurologist followup. I assume you have these all scheduled. Imaging can be done with advanced MRI such as quantitative MRI imaging and also diffusion tensor imaging. I am hopeful your friend will improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once in a while i have a freezing sensation in my temporal lobe, and in lasts about a minute,is that serious?!
No you don't: You don't really explain what you mean by a "freezing" sensation. Temperature? Freezing of movement? Something else? Regardless, whatever you're feeling, it's NOT in your temporal lobe. The brain is where all sensation is perceived but it has no local sensory nerves. It can't sense intracranial temperature or touch or anything. You need to study harder if you want to pass the next quiz. ...Read more
Sometimes i feel freezing sensation in my temporal lobe, and by freezing i mean temperature, is that a problem?!!
Strange sensation: Its not your "temporal lobe" its just your temple. You cant feel your temporal lobe. You are experiencing a facial dysesthesia or neuralgia. You have not provided us with absolutely no information about yourself, not even your age let alone any medical history to allow us to offer you a relevant response. If you remain concerned please see your doctor or neurologist. ...Read more
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