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MRI without contrast findings showed mildly prominent occipiral horns of lateral ventricles, tiny focus of encephalomalacia. Meaning?

MRI without contrast findings: several scattered foci of increased T2 signal in the white matter . 4 on left and 7 on right. tiny focus of encephalomalacia is seen adjacent to the frontal horn of the right lateral ventricle. the occipiral horns of the lateral ventricles are mildly prominent. I am a 33 year old female. What exactly does this mean?
Asked On : Mon, 31 Dec 2012
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Hi friend,
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It means softening of the white matter at areas / from degeneration, vascular insufficiency, multiple sclerosis and so on – this in turn leads to secondary enlargement of the ventricles...
The features have to be correlated clinically and with other investigations...
Discuss with your doctor...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
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Answered: Sun, 16 Jun 2013
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