Cerebral atrophy

What is Cerebral atrophy?

It is a condition when there is decrease in brain volume due to numerous conditions most common due to ageing. Other secondary conditions are dementia, hydrocephalous, ischaemia etc.

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Hi my fatger inlaw 73 has been told he has cerebral atrophy has been blacking out for 1 year now how bad is it...

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Cerebral atrophy is normal at that age.

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Sir,My wife MRI has mild senile cerebral atrophy.Will it be cured by medicines.What are after effects of this...

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Nothing needs to be done about it.

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The mentioned cerebral atrophy is a...

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Hi, My father recently got MRI scan and the report says diffuse in cerebral atrophy and there are no other abnormalities. He is aged 48, how should...

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It is a normal finding as the age advances.

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