You all have been a help to me already but wanted to know exactly what is "foci" on a brain mri. I have a couple 4mm foci according to brain mri. Are foci "bright spots"? When I look at the mri on my computer, I see bright white spots.
Wish I could help you........I have 3 foci on my report, I have no idea what they are.....where is your foci? Mine are on my Frontal lobe. When I look at my MRI I see white spots too........maybe someone will tell us lol
The 'Impression' at the bottom of my MRI Report states
Three subcentimeter nonspecific foci T2 lengthening in the white matter; this is nonspecific, the differential includes multiple sclerosis with other etiologies not excluded'
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.