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White Matter Lesion
Generic response: If a pre-existing white matter lesion has become larger or more prominent, this could be a sign of disease activity in form of inflammation, but could also be a feature of a stronger magnet or a more precise MRI device. You need to talk to your doctor regarding correlation with your symptoms. ...Read more
White matter is one of the two components of the central nervous system and consists of glial cells and myelinated axons that transmit signals from one region of the cerebrum to another and between the cerebrum and lower brain centers. White matter tissue of the freshly cut brain appears pinkish white to the naked eye because myelin is composed largely of lipid ...Read more
Highly nonspecific scattered nonenhancing white matter lesion (3mm) the bilateral cerebral hemispheres. Possible vasculitis? What are the symptoms?
I had to pull an all nighter last night & got zero sleep. Will the sleep deprivation cause abnormalities on my MRI I had today?White matter lesion?
Unilateral focal non specific white matter lesion adjacent to caudate nucleus, no change in the course of a year, how ofter should MRI be repeated?
Contrast enhancement: Active white matter lesions tend to contrast enhance on MRI. Inactive lesions do not. You can see contrast enhancement on a contrasted CT scan but you cant see a lot of the MS plaques that are there without MRI sequences designed to identify MS plaques (FLAIR sequences and to a lesser extent T2 weighted images will reveal MS lesions that would escape detection otherwise. ...Read more
My mother has white matter surrounding lesion....My doctor has told us to go for surgery.....What to do sir?
No way to tell: Without seeing what her problem is, but if the doctor said surgery is indicated, i would follow their advice or get a second opinion. ...Read more
Mri states a few scattered foci of adnormal t2/flare hypersensitivity (periventricular white matter) largest lesion 5mm. Possible ms? More testing?
Complex: The MRI abnormalities might be nonspecific, and caused by other processes. MS is a clinical diagnosis, confirmed by films, and you need your doctor to explain why you seem to have lesions on your films. Urge you get clearcut diagnosis, and treat the problems plaguing you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does an MS lesion necessarily appear different from migraine? (7mm, white matter adjacent to cortex at parieto-occipital junction. Punctates too).
MRI done showed brain lesion... If it were white matter disease would they have known by this MRI?
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