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Old lacunar infarcts or bilateral benign cysts found in basal ganglion. Seeing neuro soon. Possible cause of my migraine w/ stroke like symptoms?

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In brief: Unlikely,

Not unique for an MRI to show white matter lesions in pts who have history of migraine, especially complex episodes, either classical or hemiplegic.
Strokes with migraine, seems most associated with auras, cigarette smoking, and hormonal use. The root cause of your episodes is genetic, which changes your brain glutamate sensitivity.

In brief: Unlikely,

Not unique for an MRI to show white matter lesions in pts who have history of migraine, especially complex episodes, either classical or hemiplegic.
Strokes with migraine, seems most associated with auras, cigarette smoking, and hormonal use. The root cause of your episodes is genetic, which changes your brain glutamate sensitivity.
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery

In brief: Migraine

Old lacunar infarcts are from small strokes in the brain and if you are having stroke-like symptoms they could be related and the neurologist will be helpful here.

In brief: Migraine

Old lacunar infarcts are from small strokes in the brain and if you are having stroke-like symptoms they could be related and the neurologist will be helpful here.
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