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DrRussMd, Board Certified MD
Category: Neurology
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Experience:  Internal medicine doctor, diagnose and treat neurology patients, many years
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SIGNIFICANT REDUCED METABOLIC ACTIVITY WITHIN THE LEFT PARIETAL TEMPORAL, LEFT ANTERIOR AND RIGHT POSTERIOR CINGULATE, AND RIGHT ANTEROLATERAL POSTERIOR TEMPORAL CORTEX was shown on a KU PetScan; I presently have dail.y, excruciating headaches across the frontal lobes; anhedonaia; this started with a Zolft dosage years agos , which purt me into a numbing state; I have had ECT lasted for six months; I have had to quit work and am in daily pain.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
This is not specific to a diagnosis.
Have you hand an MRI?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No, this is a PetScan, which, I thought, was more detailed than an MRI;

vascular depression with daily recurring headaches.


Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
Multiple conditions can cause reduced metabolism.
Aging and dementia would both decrease metabolism.
You need the radiologists report for more details.
I would be glad to look at it.
please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

This report is from the radiologist.

Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
That is the "findings" section.
I do not see any summary or impression section