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I have recently had a MRA which showed a atypical

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I have recently had a MRA which showed a atypical Infundibulum and scattered foci of high FLAIR. What is that?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


The atypical infundibulum simply means that part of your brain is a different shape than most people.

The scattered foci are a non specific finding and can mean


small blood vessel disease

multiple sclerosis [not usually]

Inflammation, previous inflammation from autoimmune disease.

I would have a visit with a neurologist.

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