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MRI of brain showing microvascular ischemic gilosis. Had loss of strength, cramping of hands and lack of co-ordination in motor skills. What does it mean?

I had a MRI of my brain and the report states a variety of pathologic condtions exsist that most often correspond to microvascular ischemic gilosis. This MRI was done to try to identify why I am having continued loss of strength, coordination, and motor skills, in my right arm and hand along with cramping of my hand and my hand getting cold all the time. No other conditions exsist. I am trying to find out what microvascular ischemic gilosis is or means Thank you YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Hello jefdebb
Thanks for your query, welcome to HCM
microvascular ischaemic gliosis on brain are incidental findings on brain which are we can say in simple terms, are micro scars, it may occur due to advancing age, in persons of hypertension, in athersoclerosis. Usually they don't have any clinical significance. The continued loss of strength, coordination and motor skills on hand and arms may be due to a number of causes-
- either vitamin B complex deficiency
- due to neuropathy on particular area.
- as a part of psychosomatic illness
So be assured there is no problem in your MR scan, still for clinical improvement visit a good psychiatrist or neurologist.
Hope I cleared your doubt.
Take Care
Answered: Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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