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Mini Stroke? TIA?

60 year old female with RA.

Non contract MRI report:

A few small, subcentimeter foci of T2 hyperintnesity within the left frontal, right parietal, and left frontal subcortal whirea matter as well as a single focus in the left aspct of the pons. These are nonspecific but statitsically represents very mild small vessel ischemic changes give the patient's age.

Major intracranial flow voids are present.
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Hi,

How are you?
These findings indicate white matter ischemic changes which can occur normally in old age. They may not necessarily indicate stroke as they are non specific.
Other causes can be high BP, Diabetes, chronic headache, migraine, smoking and chronic alcoholism.
Hope this helps!

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My doc said I had had a mini stroke!
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