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The smaller left cerebral hemisphere means what?

The smaller left cerebral hemisphere means what?

Incidental: Generally it has no clinical implication and it is only an incidental finding. However it may be a subject for research neurologists by a long term follow up for decades to see if leads to any cognitive impairment significantly more than equal size hemispheres. ...Read more

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Pathogenesis of an ischaemic stroke affecting the left cerebral hemisphere. What does this mean?

Words: Pathogenesis is the origin or development of a disease. Ischemic stroke is damaged brain tissue due to loss of circulation (like from a clot)(as opposed to stroke from bleeding). Left cerebral hemisphere is the dominant area in most people and usually controls speech and right sided motor functions. ...Read more

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What is the pathogenesis of an ischaemic stroke affecting the left cerebral hemisphere?

What is the pathogenesis of an ischaemic stroke affecting the left cerebral hemisphere?

Mechanisms: Usually, represents narrowing and closure of a large artery such as carotid or middle cerebral, but can be due to a clot circulating from a distant source, such as heart. A myocardial event might trigger a stroke in a susceptible older patient, and, in some cases, trauma can tear a blood vessel in neck (dissection). Causes include smoking, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipemia, high homocysteine. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old and I have had these short painful pulses in the top left cerebral hemisphere. I just drank coffee although I had coffee yesterday, the same time as today, and nothing happened. When these painful "stabs" happen, I have to freeze and jus

Primary stabbing HA?: These type of HA may be often associated to migraine. The brain (the left hemisphere), does not really hurt. Is it the left side of your head that hurts? See a doctor, have him check your blood pressure and give you a thorough physical and neurological exam. ...Read more

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What does this mean? The findings are suggestive of a left temporal dysrhythmia in addition to a deeply situated dysfunction projecting to the cerebral hemisphere bilaterally.

it is complex: From an eeg report? An area in the l temporal area(on the side of the brain where sensory stimuli, visual memories and language are processed) where they see and abnormal rhythm, as well as something abnormal deep in the brain(the part that controls more basic things like breathing and wakefulness) that goes out to both sides of the brain(where thinking and information processing occurs). ...Read more

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Hi, there are few small foci of high signal in the white matter of both cerebral hemisphere non specific but likely ischemic.What does mean in MRI mr?

Hi, there are few small foci of high signal in the white matter of both cerebral hemisphere non specific but likely ischemic.What does mean in MRI mr?

Review with Doctor: Usually a few small foci are of little concern, and merely mean that there is some small vessel disease, as occurs with high blood pressure, diabetes, or even with migraines. However, 26 is a pretty young age for age related changes, and should at least be viewed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does right cerebral hemisphere control left side of the body?

Why does right cerebral hemisphere control left side of the body?

God made us this way: There is virtual crossover for all aspects of our brain. Left to right and right to left. I cannot give you the reason, but that is the way it is. ...Read more

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18 mnth after tb meningitis her ct scan says Diffuse atrophic changes in d bilateral cerebral hemisphere with large hypodensity in left internal capsule, she's 23 yrs nd hs spasm in limbs, Any hope?

18 mnth after tb meningitis her ct scan says Diffuse atrophic changes in d bilateral cerebral hemisphere with large hypodensity in left internal capsule, she's 23 yrs nd hs spasm in limbs, Any hope?

There is hope: TB meningitis is a problem world wide. Unfortunately it can leave long lasting problems. When blood supply lost to part of brain it doesn't heal. But she is young and with physical and occupational therapy, she could improve dramatically . Don't give up hope! ...Read more

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What happens if 'right cerebral hemisphere is enlarged'?

See neurologist: It may be related to congenital defect or atrophy of other hemisphere. It will be wise to see neurologist to get more evaluation. ...Read more

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What is connecting the cerebral hemisphere?

CC: The connection between the cerebral hemispheres is the corpus callosum. ...Read more

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Can you explain it in simple terms. Mri revealed some non specific scattered high signal intensity foci in the cerebral hemisphere.

Can you explain it in simple terms. Mri revealed some non specific scattered high signal intensity foci in the cerebral hemisphere.

Well....: These are very common as we get older. I tell patients they are like wrinkles; of you have wrinkles at 25, something is wrong. If you have wrinkles at 75.... You're 75! those with a history of head injuries, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, and such tend to increase the number of these spots. As you state, they are not specific to any particular disease. ...Read more

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MRI white matter disease in bilateral cerebral hemisphere; this may be seen with moderate chronic ischaemia versus inflammation/demylination. Worried.

MRI white matter disease in bilateral cerebral hemisphere; this may be seen with moderate chronic ischaemia versus inflammation/demylination. Worried.

Worried ?: I suggest you contact your neurologist right away to explain the findings. The idea is to find out whats going on so that you don't have to worry !. You might consider consulting with one of us. Thats what we do ! www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...Read more

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18 mnth after tb meningitis her ct scan says Diffuse atrophic changes in d bilateral cerebral hemisphere with large hypodensity in lft internal capsule, She's 23 and hs spasm in limbs. Any hope?

18 mnth after tb meningitis her ct scan says Diffuse atrophic changes in d bilateral cerebral hemisphere with large hypodensity in lft internal capsule,  She's 23 and hs spasm in limbs. Any hope?

Mgt/workup: The TB appears to have spread and may be difficult to treat. I would suggest that they obtain CSF cultures for TB with sensitivities to guide the multi-drug therapy. The head CT scan can then be followed once she is on targeted therapy. Checking for a pulmonary source and a screening chest XR The spasm of her limbs may be from a prior episode of encephalitis based on her history. ...Read more

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MRI test found 10 small punctate foci of abnormal increased T2/FLAIR signal in white matter of both cerebral hemispheres in the subcortical region?

MRI test found 10 small punctate foci of abnormal increased T2/FLAIR signal in white matter of both cerebral hemispheres in the subcortical region?

Follow up: Please follow up with the provider who ordered the MRI, or with your primary physician to review the entire result of the scan with you in conjunction with the symptoms that prompted the scan. ...Read more

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Something in the cerebral hemispheres controlling motor function?

Something in the cerebral hemispheres controlling motor function?

Motor Stip: The cerebral hemispheres have the central fissure. Sort of sepeartes the front part of the brain from the back part of the brain. Anterior or closer to the eyes is a strip of brain that controls almost all motor function and behind the fissue is a strip that controls almost all sensory function. http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/d/d_06/d_06_cr/d_06_cr_mou/d_06_cr_mou.html. ...Read more