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Just trying to decipher scattered foci of nonspecific increased

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just trying to decipher scattered foci of nonspecific increased flIr and t2 signal
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Customer: The findings on my husband's MRI ...the study reveals scattered foci of nonspecific increased Flair and T2 signal within the cerebral hemipheres bilaterally. Just want to know what that means.
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Customer: They said that all is good...but was wondering about this.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David"scattered foci of nonspecific increased Flair and T2 signal" often is seen with micro-ischemic changes in the brain from small broken blood vessels in the brain.these can come from the aging process, smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, all can increase risks for small broken blood vessels in the brain.improving health, loosing weight, not smoking, controlling diabetes can all help improve your blood vessel health.let me know if you have other questions.