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brain tomography result

Discussion in 'Neurological/Cognitive: Brain Fog, Concentration' started by erin, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. erin

    erin Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    atrophy and seconder enlargement of supratentorial ventricular system and sulkus means anything to anyone? I'm probably translating this wrong.
     
  2. Wonko

    Wonko Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Nope - sounds like somethings got smaller which has caused something else to get bigger but that's s far as I get without a functioning brain myself.
     
  3. Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    As Wonko says, something has shrunk or atrophied, and the spaces (ventricles) have got larger as a result. Normally this would mean that it s the cerebral cortex that has got smaller. That occurs with time for all of us so the question is whether it is more than expected.
     
  4. duncan

    duncan Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Does it note "unusual for age", @erin ? That's the kicker for mine (MRI); they tell you it's not kosher.
     
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  5. erin

    erin Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thank you to all answering this.
     
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