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Numbness along chin line. MRI found 4 white masses, one large. Concerned ?

i had a noncontrast mri done of my head...becasue ive had some numbness along my chin line since an auto accident...well they found spots on the scan or as they called it white masses...four are about pea size is larger.....the radiologist told me that i need to see my regular doc to get a refural to a nurologist...well the look on her face when she read the write up her mouth dropped...alittle disconsering for me....
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
White matter lesions on MRI can be due to various causes. These range from old scars (due to accidents), to ischemia (less blood suply), and multiple sclerosis. The exact cause in your case can be established by the neurologist. Since your symptoms are not significant, you need not worry at this stage.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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