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What would a small red spot on the brain mean in mri?

What would a small red spot on the brain mean in mri?

Unknown: Mri images are typically black, white and grey. If you had a functional MRI it is possible to see some colors on some of the images. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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What can a spot in the brain mean?

What can a spot in the brain mean?

Perhaps no signific.: "spots" are not uncommonly seen when an MRI is done, and usually these incidental white matter lesions are signs of prior migraine headaches or head injuries. These could be consistent with disease such as a stroke or multiple sclerosis, but these latter do have specific patterns and characteristics. A solitary lesion without clinical correlation is not an item to worry about. ...Read more

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What does a big black spot on a brain MRI mean?

What does a big black spot on a brain MRI mean?

Unanswerable: Many possibilities depending on sequence used, contrast, location of "spot" etc. The MRI report should provide details. ...Read more

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They have found a large black spot on the back of my brain and said i had a decrease in csf. What can this mean! please help i can send pic. ?

They have found a large black spot on the back of my brain and said i had a decrease in csf. What can this mean! please help i can send pic.
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1000 words: Pictures are worth a thousand words as the saying goes. Your question cannot be answered absent viewing of the images which inspired your question. ...Read more

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What do spots in brain mean?

What do spots in brain mean?

Variety: "Spots" usually describes white matter lesions, which may be due to aging, prior head injury, smoking, high blood pressure, hardening of arteries, migraine, even multiple sclerosis. In other words, does it correlate with your symptoms prompting the study. Ask the doctor who ordered the study. ...Read more

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What do age spots on brain mean?

What do age spots on brain mean?

White matter lesions: Most older folks due to aging and atherosclerosis, show signs of "microvascular angiopathy", which may or may not correlate with stroke risk or memory loss..In fact these lesions are nonspecific and the full correlative value is not totally understood. ...Read more

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Recently had an MRI on my brain and i was told i had "white dots/spots" in my mri. Im 24yo and would like to know what that could possibly mean plznty?

Recently had an MRI on my brain and i was told i had "white dots/spots" in my mri. Im 24yo and would like to know what that could possibly mean plznty?

MRI report: There are too many possibilities and unknowns here. Why did you have an mri? In these instances one must ask the physician who ordered the test what the results mean. ...Read more

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What do black spots that appear on an MRI of the brain mean?

What do black spots that appear on an MRI of the brain mean?

It depends....: How white, grey or black signal on an MRI scan is interpreted depends on the type of sequence that spot appears in. So without knowing the sequence, i can only guess. If these are scattered black dots they could represent small foci of old hemorrhage or iron deposition. If it is a bigger spot it could represent a fluid collection. I really would have to see the images to give you an answer. ...Read more

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My father has swelling of the brain with fluid as well as quarter size spots all over his brain. What does it mean?

My father has swelling of the brain with fluid as well as quarter size spots all over his brain. What does it mean?

Metastases brain: It appears your father may have metastases to the brain, please get checked with your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What are white spots on the frontal lobes of brain mean?

What are white spots on the frontal lobes of brain mean?

White: White spots....Very variable in their cause. Usually seen in people with migraines or 'small vessel disease' related to bp, diabetes, high cholesterol, genetics, smoking, etc. Really depends on their appearance. Usually radiologist will comment on their opinion. ...Read more