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My MRI found multiple frontal punctate subcortical white matter foci appreciated notable in the frontal lobes. What does this mean?

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Sign of Age

You often see these as we get older, especially if you have high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol.
The small blood vessels in the brain, like everywhere in the body, can get clogged with cholesterol, especially if you have high blood pressure and diabetes which makes the vessels less elastic.

In brief: Sign of Age

You often see these as we get older, especially if you have high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol.
The small blood vessels in the brain, like everywhere in the body, can get clogged with cholesterol, especially if you have high blood pressure and diabetes which makes the vessels less elastic.
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