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What does this CT scan report indicate?

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar

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Posted on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 in Brain and Spine
Question: Ct scan says "slight prominence of the ventricular system with respect to overlying cortical sulci that may represent central greater than peripheral volume loss". What does it mean and should I have further testing 63 year old female with cerebral aneurysm that has been coiled but keeps reoccurring.
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 12 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get evaluated if memory loss

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.

The CT imaging is suggestive of brain atrophy.
MRI may be better imaging than CT.

There is need for further investigation if there is any memory loss, urinary complains, gait ataxia.

Please feel free to share if there's any other symptoms.

Management of aneurysm depends upon size and condition.

Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further queries.

Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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