What does hypodensity in the cerebral white matter mean?

Context. This is highly dependent on what the clinical context is, and could mean a variety of different things. You should speak with your ordering physician who can discuss in the context of the clinical situation.

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What does mulitple (atlest 10)tiny t2/flair hyperintense foci in cerebral white matter, predominantly subcortical and deep white matter implies?

See your doctor. Hyperintense white matter signals may mean nothing clinically or could be related to a host of diagnoses, including multiple sclerosis, autoimmune, etc. It has to be correlated to an exam and other testing to make any sense of it, a lot of times it is an incidental finding and means very little clinically. Your doctor will help you understand what this report means to you clinically. Read more...
See below. This finding requires more discussion with the physician who ordered the mri. Sometimes it is a non-specific (not worrisome) variation of normal. Other times, it could represent a more serious condition. Your physical exam and other tests will be helpful to determine better. Read more...

I have a 3 mm colloid cyst. Lately MRIs are showing "marked pontine and minimal bilateral cerebral white matter" "T2 prolongation" Can this be MS?

Possible. see neurologist they can weed this all out usually with MS have symptoms in different places at different times like blurred vision or weakness or imbalance. Read more...
Need more info/Histo. We need to know additional details of your medical history such as your age?, what symptoms? and for how long have you had your symptoms? Why was the MRI of the brain done in the first place??? Read more...

Can cerebral/white matter scarring/calcification due to TORCH infection cause temporal lobe epilepsy? Can TLE cause aggressive explosive behavior?

Yes. It is common that after sustaining scarring of the brain (due to infection, tumors, surgery or brain damage) for a person to suffer seizure type disorders such as temporal lobe epilepsy. Many symptoms accompany these disorders such as behavioral and personality changes, memory and reasoning problems, among others. Proper pharmacological treatment by a neurologist and behavioral therapy helps. Read more...