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Mri Of Brain

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the brain is a diagnostic technique that uses magnetic field and radio waves to produce images of the brain and brain stem. It is a safe and painless method. An MRI can detect cysts, tumors, bleeding, swelling, infections, inflammation, aneurysms, and developmental deformities of the brain.

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Does MRI with scattered white matter and hyper intensive areas indicate tension type headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old female. I saw a neurologist after an MRI due to increasing headaches. She believes they are tension headaches, but my MRI had scattered white matter with hyperintensive areas on it. She noted that they were mild and fairly common and was not worried. I keep seeing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ambekar Sudheer

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. White matter hyperintensities on MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) are not uncommon and are commonly seen in many asymptomatic individuals. They are more often seen in individuals with uncontrolled hypertension. Mere presence of white matter hyperintensities on MRI...  Read Full »

Please interpret my MRI brain for abnormalities due to migraine.

Query: Hello doctor, The internal carotid and basilar arteries demonstrate flow voids, implying gross patency. Can you please explain this finding from an MRI done on my brain? MRI brain without contrast study result impressions: No intracranial abnormality. Sinusitis narrative provided reason for exam. Mi...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Shah Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After carefully reading your provided report of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) detailed explanation is provided below. You have no abnormalities present in the brain parenchyma or brain vessels which could explain your long term migraine. However, your sinuses (sin...  Read Full »

Please interpret the results of pediatric MRI.

Query: Hello doctor, Can you please explain to me the results of pediatric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Patchy regions of increased T2 signal intensity within the periatrial deep white matter are primarily with the terminal zones. The hippocampi are both relatively small and with mildly prominent flai...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The hippocampus is a structure deep-seated at the level of the temple (at the sides of the forehead). It is significantly small in a condition called medial temporal sclerosis, which can give rise to epilepsy. That is why they have mentioned that the hippocampus is re...  Read Full »

Does my MRI brain suggest vestibular schwannoma?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the results of my brain MRI. I do not know what this bright spot near the vestibular nerve is? Can it be vestibular schwannoma? Or something else in some cranial nerves or near the brain stem. In the second picture that is highlighted what can this white cluster s...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The white area in the circle is likely minimal fluid and mastoid effusion in the left mastoid temporal bone, in the inferior air cells area. It can be due to a mild left middle ear infection. Y...  Read Full »

I am not able to lift my head completely without opening the mouth. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some problems to breathe, and my head goes side to side. I was wondering if this is a normal head shape? And not be able to lift it without having the mouth completely open, so the jaw hurts. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. S. Riaz Ahmed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the pictures, and it seems you have action induced focal dystonia (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please tell me how long you have these symptoms, and how does it come and get settled? Does it persist for some time? Again do you have any more s...  Read Full »

My 6-week baby has ankle clonus. Should I take him to a neurologist?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed about a week ago that my 6 weeks old baby has ankle clonus. His feet sort of tap or twitch sometimes, especially when he raises them with knees bent like when he is straining to poop or I change his diaper. I am able to reproduce this by pressing on his feet just under his toes...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit R. Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. Ankle clonus of 3 to 5 beats is normal in infants. It usually goes away as child grows. 2. If your child has normal muscle tone of extremities, he is obtaining developmental milestone as schedule and there was no concern of injury at birth, then you can rest assured....  Read Full »

I developed symptoms of autoimmunity after Hepatitis B vaccine. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, Before the vaccinations, I was in good health and optimal fitness level. The Hepatitis B vaccine caused me an unresolved encephalopathy and symptoms of autoimmunity. It caused flu-like symptoms, including malaise, sore throat, diffuse musculoskeletal pain, extreme exhaustion, numbness of ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shobhit Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most likely it is acute polyneuropathy. It is important to find the cause because treatment is based on it. Get an MRI of the spine and brain. Nerve conduction velocity of all four limbs. Meanwhile, you try taking tablet Neurobion Forte (Multivitamin), t...  Read Full »

I get bouts of dizziness and electric shocks in the head. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old male. I am getting bouts of dizziness as an electric shock in my head. I have some nerve twitch in my temple. I have done some screening tests such as stress echo, blood test, and holter monitor. All the results came back normal. My doctor referred me to an ENT speci...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Dizzy boots are caused due to inner ear disorders including positional paroxysmal benign vertigo. Electric shock-like feeling in the head occurs due to trigeminal neuralgia. It is a condition where a nerve in the brain gets irritated and it ap...  Read Full »

I suffer from a seizure disorder. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from the seizure disorder. I am seeking a neurologist help on my magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) report. I had two episodes of seizure before three years and then, no episode. I had Folic acid 150 mg and Sodium diluent 300 for the last three years. For the last two months,...  Read Full »


Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have analyzed your magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It suggests that there is damage to your brain in the anterior basal (front-base) part. In medical terms, gliosis (central nervous system damage) and ence...  Read Full »

My 11-month-old baby is not able to sit. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is preterm, and the corrected age is 11 months and 6 days. He is still not sitting. When we consulted a doctor, he advised for PT. And he said, we may need to check an MRI after 15 months of age if it persists. What is your advice?  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. A child starts to sit without support at eight months of age and with support at five months of age. So, the development is delayed in your child, and the most probable cause for this is preterm birth. The doctor has rightly said t...  Read Full »

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