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Difficulty in looking up, MRI showed bubbles in mid-brain, suggested repeating MRI after a year. Advice?

Hello wife had hydrocephalus and was operated in 2008 and the shunt is working fine. However, in the recent past months, she had difficulty in looking up. I consulted with a Neuro and he suggested that I do a MRI he felt it is to do with mid brain as it controls the eye movements. The MRI Report showed that there are 3-4 soap bubbles/small grapes in the mid brain and the Neuro doctor could not explain what these are. He had suggested that I wait for a year and do one more MRI to see if the bubbles go away or increase in number....not sure what to do
Asked On : Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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The bubbles might be the reccurence of the water in the region. if the shunt is properly working the bubbles will disappear with time but if not they will increase in size and denstiy, wait for 3-4 months and repeat MRI. You can also have a second opinion from the another neurosurgeon

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