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... Just alittle side note, there is NO white part of the brain....the brain, on an MRI, shows up as grey. What is white, are legions. Legions, are scar tissue. ... (13 replies)
... It means that there is evidence of white matter (legions) on the T2 and Flair sequences, located in the perventricular & subcortical areas of the brain. The fact that it also says that demeyelinating process cannot be excluded means that it is possible that you are having demeyelination, which is basically MS. MS attacks the Myelin sheaths, the protective coating around the... (13 replies)
... f MRI is used, some are stronger than others.....closed MRIs give the best picture, but many people elect to have open MRIs for claustrophobic reasons....so, the white spot may not be detected on the film....also, if it is just forming, and CONTRAST is NOT ordered, it wont show up. ... (13 replies)

... I also had white spots show up on my brain MRI and have been told its possible MS but i'm awaiting more tests!! All this hanging around is very frustrating but try and stay strong and positive!! ... (13 replies)
... I had an MRI this week and they called me to tell me that there are changes happening in the white portion of my brain. I have to see a neuro next friday. Someone said possible MS. Could that be true? ... (13 replies)
... and not, white matter, nor a lesion....but new activity? ... (13 replies)
... Hi. Thanks for the info. About 4 weeks ago, I started to tingly sensations in my left arm. It then stopped but started in my hands. The doc told me to wait 2 weeks if it didn't go away to go back. Well I did. They took blood to test for gout & lyme, bith came back negative. Then they ordered the mri of the brain. Also, I've been tired. She called me the same day I had... (13 replies)
... Okay. I got a report when I picked up my mri. It says " Several high signal foci within perventricular & subcortical white matter on the T2 & FLAIR sequences. A demeyelinating process cannot be excluded. The stella & pituitary glands are unremarkable." What does this mean to a lay person? (13 replies)
Brain MRI - report
Aug 16, 2007
... those are usually legions. The hard part is determining if the legions are from brain trauma, prior head injuries, migranes, a host of other things, or if the white matter is legions. LEGIONS, are scar tissue from where MS attacks the Myelin SHeath. ... (23 replies)
... White matter is a part of the brain. Lesions are actually scars. Lesions can be caused by any number of things, including prior infection, migranes, head trauma...theres a whole list. ... (4 replies)
... ve had no rash, no joint problem, no fever, no flu like symptoms. His conclusion was that I have an anxiety disorder. He says brain lesions are common and might not be the cause for my symptoms. ... (8 replies)
... The first MRI that was done before I was diagnosed showed up a solid white spot on the right back part of my brain. My question is that I've seen in other MS brain MRIs that the spot is sometimes barely visible, but mine was completely solid white. ... (5 replies)
Brain MRI
Feb 7, 2012
... not to worry , I just had to comfort my best friend because she got a MS diagnosis about 1:00 today, she also has spinal issues and for years the doctors blamed everything on her spinal issues , her husband had to get a part time job so that he could pay for her tests, I hope you don't have it, only your tests and doctors will be able to determine that, lots of luck to you (6 replies)
... Thanks for your message. It was a neurologist that sent me for the MRI scan. The part that worry me is in the Interpretation which says Tiny nonspecific focus increased signal white matter of the left frontal lobe. ... (3 replies)
... on board with this definition. A lesion is a scar. What shows up as a white spot on a MRI is an actual scar where damage has already been done to the myelin sheath. Thus, look at a scar on any part of your skin....does it hurt? ... (6 replies)
... thank you so much. I'll be seing a neuro on Friday morning at 10 AM. I sure do wish today was Friday. This waiting is horrible. (13 replies)
... Over 80% of Lyme tests come back negative. Its one of those tests where you have to be worried about a false negative. The only true way to do a Lyme test is with Spinal Fluid.You can have it done that way. You can also send BLOOD work to Igenex in California, which has a diffrent way of completing the tests; thus getting a truer result. They have an excellent reputation. (13 replies)
... What are other options that the symptoms could be from? Someone mentioned lyme through MS. I tested negative to lyme. Just curious? (13 replies)
... Well, for the past few days, I've been having weird sensations in the back of my head, above my neck & hair line. It's always on the right side. It feels sore, throbbing and it hurts. I don't know why. Any ideas? (13 replies)
... Hi, 'changes' as recorded by the radiologists as he knows a normal MRI from an abnormal one...changes more than likely stating 'activity' or 'lesions' that are not normal for him to detect in an average or normal MRI. Kinda like that..:cool: But most MS specialists will want to see the MRI themselves and make their own determination..my GP has no idea about the lesions, he... (13 replies)


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