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Had accident, having headaches. MRI shows white matter consistent with chronic microvascular ischemia, demyelination, vasculitis. Meaning?

Hi, I was in a car accident 2 months ago and I hit my head. I also had the most excruciating pain in my genitals for several weeks afterwards and that started an hour after the accident. I ve been having headaches and never had them in the past so an MD sent me for a brain MRI and this is part of what the report says.... FINDINGS: There are two to three punctate foci of T2 prolongation in the deep white matter of the left frontal lobe . IMPRESSION: Nonspecific white matter changes, most likely consistent with chronic microvascular ischemia . This may also be associated with migraine headaches. Other differential considerations, although less likely, included demyelination and vasculitis . What does this mean? And do you believe this could have been caused from the accident? I am having no other symptoms aside from headaches and pressure throughout my head. Occasional sharp and shooting pains on the left side of my neck and lower back. I NEVER had headaches in the past before the accident. The car hit on the left side of us and I hit the left side of my head. Thank you so much
Asked On : Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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Hi jad ! In simple language your scan saying that some small points of your brain on left side not getting regular blood which is the cause of your migrain. may be it is due to accident. Consult the doctor for further help. Take care bye.
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