Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
192 Doctors are Online

Hyperintensity that predominates in the left frontal white matter, and extends into the spleium of the corpus callosum

There is an ill defined area of T2 hyperintensity that predominates in the left frontal white matter, and extends into the spleium of the corpus callosum.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Apr 2011
Answers:  2 Views:  319
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
  User's Response
My 80 year old mother received this medical report from the Neurologist. I would like to know exactly what this means. He told my mother that it is a brain tumour but did not need any treatment as it was very slow growing, but we do not know how long she has already had this. She received this report after a MRI.

Many thanks for your help.
Answered: Fri, 29 Apr 2011
Radiologist Dr. Radha Narayanan's  Response
welcome to all probability she is having a low grade glioma which is a very slow growing brain neoplasm.Since she is 80 and the tumour is slow growing no active intervention can be done other than palliative measures like symptomatic relief.Take care.
Answered: Sat, 30 Apr 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor