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Brain smaller than chronological age. CT scan, MRI done. What does the report indicate, normal?

i am 26 yrs old female I tested in korea just sudden CT READ THAT I HAD DIFFUSE BRAIN ATROPHY THEN CHECKED IN MRI . MRI WAS HEALTHY DECLINED THE CT. Doctors said nothing to wirry about even if I had atrophy this just means your brain is smaller than it should be at your age. But MRI SHOWED NOTHING I AM HAPPY BUT VERY SUSPECIOUS AT CT READINGS AND CONFUSED. Even if I had atrophy is it ok? in the future? they didnt prescribe anything saying i should nt worry, i am very hearing myself a lot depressed. Can you calm me down,? i dont have any neoro symptoms except one dizziness in june
Asked On : Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for contacting Healthcare Magic.
First of all, let me reassure you that there is nothing to worry about your CT and MRI brain scan findings. MRI is a much more advanced scan that CT. So, the findings of MRI are final. In this case, MRI is normal, which means your brain is normal.
Just as your doctors have told, mild atrophy of brain on CT scan has no clinical significance. It is just a finding for the radiologist who reports it.
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Health City, Hyderabad
Answered: Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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