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Hi. Would would an MRI showing scattered foci of bifrontal subcortical white matter abnormal signal mean for a 23 year old female?
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
What does the Impressions from MRI Brain: Bilateral , scattered , subcortical and periventricular white matter and pontine abnormal signals , mean ?
Mri says scattered white matter, also says no lessions or mass effect detected, isn't scattered white matter lesions?
Yes, but...: Nonspecific abnormality (lesion). From your submission, there are no masses, clots, tumors, increased pressure in the brain, etc.-all reassuring. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Brain MRI white matter 4 black holes. Lp clear. Blood test clear. Spinal MRI ctl clear. No symptom of ms. What r the chances of be MS something else?
Solitary focus abnormal signal frontal subcortical white matter nonspecific for this young pt. This is MRI report. All labs normal. What does mean?
Common finding: The scan probably read as "non specific white matter changes" which is can be seen in scans of people with migraine. This is a fairly common statement in a radiology report. The findings should be correlated with your physician's evaluation. There may be a reason to repeat the MRI in six months to a year. ...Read more
Age 66; right hearing loss; MRI; dx: mild chronic deep white matter ischemic changes in the periventricular and subcortical white matter. Please expla?
Mri report "few punctate like hyperintensity foci scattered in the supratentorial white matter , the lesions is not typical of m.S " what's it mean?
It means: That there are tiny spots in your brain matter above the cerebellum that are not in a pattern typical of multiple sclerosis. Beyond that your neurologist will have to figure out what caused them and whether they correlate with any of your symptoms, or whether they are meaningless findings because of the incredible ability of the scan to pick up even unimportant " lesions." best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri result very few scattered punctate foci of flair 2 signal abnormality seen in periventricular and subcortical white matter. history concussion, htn?
More likely HTN: Mri scans that demonstrate the scattered periventricular signal changes are likely showing changes from hypertension. This is a typical location for this. Severe concussions may show some signal abnormalities along the white matter tracks (diffuse axonal injury) rather than in the periventricular zones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI results: scattered nonspecific foci of T2/FLAIR signal hyperintensity w/out associated mass effect w/in the supratentorial white matter. Meaning?
It is hard...: ...to comment on an MRI without knowing clinical details. The radiologist should have put his/her impression in the report and that may provide additional information. However, the physician who ordered the MRI would be the best person from whom to seek an explanation. Wish you the best. ...Read more
My MRI showed scattered white matter, but after that it said no lesions or masses identified isn't scattered white matter lesions?
Mri report-multiple old ischemic areas in the periventricular white matter bilaterally-cerebral and cerebellar atrophy. A- 72 yrs, w66kg serious? Sugge
Ischemic changes: Mri scans are sensitive for picking up signs of ischemia or old stroke. Sometimes, the patients may not have any symptoms. Sometimes the symptoms are subtle and the patients recover. The risks factors for these findings include high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, alcohol use. The best treatment is to get these risk factors under control. Work with your doctor on this. ...Read more
Mri showed white spots, suspected MS, but spinal tap normal. Neuro says white spots benign, but what exactly causes them?
Nobody knows: ubo.(unidentified bright objects) http://neurology.about.com/od/cerebrovascular/a/What-Are-These-Spots-On-My-MRI.htm So are age spots. Indeed, age spots are very highly associated with diseases of aging like cerebrovascular disease..because they aren't in young people. Found in elephant man disease, stroke http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24936416 not so much MS. I've only seen them in normals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI scan says "small focal T2 & flair hyperintensity at subcortical white matter of the right frontal region.The features are nonspecific. " is it Ms?
What does scattered foci off adnormal t/2 flair hyperintensity within the periventricular white matter? Mri was ordered for MS symptoms
Brain MRI shows periventricular deep white matter T2 hyperintensity bilaterally and slightly asymmetrical. What does this mean for my three year old ?
Neurologist: There can be several causes for the above abnormal findings and they usually are explained by some sort of brain injury or trauma. Abnormal brain MRIs in a young child need to be evaluated by a specialist. You should have the child seen by a pediatric neurologist to review the complete history and have a physical exam. ...Read more
Mri showed periventricular deep white matter T2 hyperintensity bilaterally and slightly asymmetrical 3 year old boy what does this mean in simple ?
Periventricular : Leukomalacia = damage to the white matter around the ventricles at some point in the past. It's more common in preemies beacause near the end of the 2nd trimester, that area of the fetal brain is very susceptible to damage from drops in blood flow & oxygen from any cause. It can cause a form of Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Diplegia, mild signs & symptoms, tight heel cords or no clinical signs. ...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
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