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What does the following head MRI report indicate?

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Dr. Ajay Panwar


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Posted on Thu, 2 Mar 2017 in Brain and Spine
Question: i can not speak.for last few month.,did MRI - head. the report say there are multiple small scattered foci of T2/FLAIR signal hyperintensity within the frontal white matter bilaterally predominantly in the subcortical distribution. the pattern is non-specific,although they do appears more numerous than expected age. chronic small vessel change is consideration,
is this the reason of my speech impirement?
Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Some further details about your symptoms.

Detailed Answer:
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I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist, here to answer your query.

Small vessel changes are common in brain as the age progresses. However, they are considered to be significant if they are the cause of patient's symptoms.

I would like to know the following details about you-
1)What are your symptoms?What kind of speech involvement?Please tell them in somewhat detail.
2)Do you have Hypertension, Diabetes or any other disease?
3)Are you a smoker or any other addiction?

I shall be glad to have you in follow-up with details so that I can answer it well further.

Dr.Ajay Panwar,

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