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Analysis of blood work and CT scan for recurring headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi I would like to know why does it mean when the ct scan result says prominence of bifrontal sulci suggests mild cerebral volume loss. is this serious?
Doctor :   what is the age of the person whose ct was taken ?
User :   21
Doctor :   what was the indication for taking CT scan ?
User :   pressure feeling/headache that wont go away in 2 days
Doctor :   what is the final impression written in the CT report ?
User :   the sentence I wrote before impression:says prominence of bifrontal sulci suggests mild cerebral volume loss
User :   and no acute intracranial abnormality
Doctor :   what does your neurologist say ?
Doctor :   i mean what did he say about the diagnosis ?
User :   this was an emergency room visit because of the headache and he says it's not important
Doctor :   did they make any diagnosis ?
User :   no I had a headache and they did blood work and ctscan and then they said that it might just be a regular headache but I've never had a headache as bad as this one
Doctor :   ok
User :   and then they gave me copies of the ct scan and labs
Doctor :   do not worry with the terminology written
Doctor :   cerebral volume loss is not what you are thinking brain tissue loss
Doctor :   the prominence of bi frontal sculi is common in young and aged person
User :   so what causes this ?
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