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Unable to read small letters. MRI shows changes in cerebral, cerebellar atrophy. Treatment?

Hi Sir, My brother (age 36) is not able to read small letters so we have done MRI and CT scan and in report it is mentioned changes of cerebral and cerebellar atrophy .He is taking alchohol.Could you suggest treatment/hospital/doctor for the same and let me know if you need more information. Thanks & Regards, Rajendra Solanki Cell: 0000
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Nov 2013
Hi Mr Solanki,

Your brother needs to be seen by a neurologist for evaluation and treatment.

MRI and CT reports of the brain show atrophy (shrinkage) of brain, which could be related to alcohol. However, other causes such as nutritional deficiencies would need to be excluded.

An eye examination should also be done.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist,
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

Answered: Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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