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Diagnosed with chronic lacunar infarction in the left thalamus. What does it mean?

my brother is 30 yrs old last week he had got assessed as " chronic lacunar infarction in left thalamus". what is this disease called? please explain me what need to be done? we are so blank and parents are so worried about this.

Please help me out what to be done and what set of rules or things or diet to be followed?
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

You do not give me much information excepting the assessment of an imaging study that gives him the diagnosis of chronic lacunar infarction in left thalamus. This can result in a lot of physical disabilities including but not limited to poor physical functioning, sensation and coordination. I would like for you to visit with a neurologist and / or a neuropsychiatrist who can help with this condition.

I am thinking you have all the investigations in his case. Please take all the reports when you visit with your doctor, who can help suggest you with what needs to be done with regards to therapy, medications and food restrictions or lifestyle changes.

I hope this helps.

Take care and have a lovely day !
Answered: Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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