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Have chiari malformation. CT report shows evidence of acute infarct. Did I have a stroke?

I have a Chiari I malformation. I recently had a CT. The report says there are no significant changes since my MRI in 2006. However, the report says on the first page there is evidence of acute infarct and on the last page it says no acute findings. Did I have a stroke or did the transcriptionist make a significant typographical error?
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Most likely, it is a typing error.

For you to have an acute stroke, there should be findings such as weakness of arm or leg, imbalance while walking, speech problems, etc.

Since you do not have any symptoms of acute stroke, and also on the last page of report, it mentions no acute findings, most likely you do not have any acute stroke.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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