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I have a hyperintensity of 3mm due to ischaemia in subcortical brain can these hyperintensities heal themselves and how can you prevent future ones?

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Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: ? Ischaemia

I would question whether this hyper intensity truly reflect ischemia.
If this was observed on what is known as a diffusion weighted sequence, then it likely reflects ischemia or inflammation. If it was seen on a FLAIR or T2 sequence, and is solitary, this is likely a normal finding that is of no clinical significance.

In brief: ? Ischaemia

I would question whether this hyper intensity truly reflect ischemia.
If this was observed on what is known as a diffusion weighted sequence, then it likely reflects ischemia or inflammation. If it was seen on a FLAIR or T2 sequence, and is solitary, this is likely a normal finding that is of no clinical significance.
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