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MRI of brain, lacunar ischemia arteriosclerotic changes with admixed virchow-robin perivascular spaces. Meaning?

mri of my brother s head shows multiple punctuate and ovoid foci of signal alteration scattered in bilateral gangliocapsular complexes and periventricular subcortical and deep white matter in the centrum semi ovale and fronto parietal lobes appearing iso hyper intense with sans any restricted diffusion on diffision images suggestive of non specific white matter hyperintensities- LACUNAR ISCHEMIA ARTERIOSCLEROTIC CHANGES WITH ADMIXED VIRCHOW-ROBIN PERIVASCULAR SPACES. what does that mean ?
Asked On : Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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I really appreciate your concern from the given report of MRI I could say that this report suggestive of some ischemic changes of certain area of brain this could be possibly happens in the hypertensive patient, here the clinical symptoms and the age are not given and without this can not say any thing for sure because such report need to be correlate with clinical condition and history, have a nice day.
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