Leukoaraiosis

What is Leukoaraiosis?

Decreased vascular density, especially in deep white matter in the brain, on MRI or CT; may be caused by demyelination, gliosis, or decreased perfusion.

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My 66 year old brother went to court for a traffic ticket. I was told he had a meltdown in court and the judge continued the case until Sept. and...

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He may have episode due to leukoaraiosis

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Thanks for using healthcare magic. I, Dr Abhishek Kapoor, would help you...

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Had MRI done of brain for ear problem this is what it read.
Multiple foci of parenchymal hyperintensity with distribution including superior...

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Brief Answer:
Leukoaraiosis / UBOs are common findings in normal MRI Scans.

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Thank you for your query.

1. These White Matter...

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My mom just had an MRI done on her brain. I don't understand the results given. Here are some key words:
mild & cortical atrophy questionable...

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I have seen the description and history given by you for your mother.

Cortical atrophy and other lesions described on MRI have following two...

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