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What you have on he MRI is a very common finding on brain MRI.this is most commonly see in patients over 40 and can be assosciated with mild cerebovasular disease if you have have risk factors. Some risk factors include high blood pressure, family histoy of stroke ot heart attack, smoking,migraine, previous head trauma and diabetes. However 50% of the lesions have a unknown cause and may even be congenital or developmental.
The most recent previos Mri as requested to see if there were any new lesions present from the previous one. This would indicated that new lesions were being acquired probably from the vasular etiology mentioned above.. The above are the known causes but when seen, they are nonspecific other then the vasular associatian previous mentioned, and there is no way to sort out the possible causes from the unkown by MRI.
Thay are not associated with brain tumors, MS, alzehemiers disease, ALS or any ther chronic or acute Neurological disease.
The Chari is a normal varient unless there is more than a 5 mm protrussion into the upper cervical spine. It is seen in 5-10 % of al patients on a MRI. There is no specific treatment unless in is very large.
Hope this helps< DR S.
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