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What does gliotic changes in or signify the periventricular

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what does gliotic changes in or signify the periventricular white matter of the brain mean
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
Gliosis is a non specific term, meaning that the cells are responding to damage.
So, this can be from small vessel disease, for example, which is common with aging.
It can be from autoimmune disease.
Mini strokes.
Or damage from any other cause.
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