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There are a couple punctate foci of T2/flair hyperintense signal

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Dr. Erion Spaho

Neurologist, Surgical

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Fri, 1 Mar 2019 in Brain and Spine
Question: There are a couple punctate foci of T2/flair hyperintense signal within the periventricular and deep white matter of the bilateral cerebral hemispheres.Incidentalnote is made of an developmental venous anomaly within the right frontal lobe.What does this mean?
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
MRI findings explained below.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to 'Ask a Doctor' service.

I have read your query and here is my advice.

Hyperintense foci in T2/flair sequences of MRI are more likely to be related to the ischemic brain matter changes due to unstable blood pressure, especially high blood pressure.

Incidental venous anomaly refers to any venous enlargement/communication or abnormal venous drainage (venous angiomas for example), that are considered as conditions without any clinical significance.

I think these issues should be discussed with your Neurologist also.

Hope you found the answer helpful.

Let me know if I can assist you further.


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