Hi I really need some answers to the following as I am very worried and anxious about my current health! I am a 35 year old mother of 2 who suffers terribly with severe migraine and now constant neuralgia in back arms and leg along with severe exhaustion and my quality of life is significantly reduced. My mother has been treated successfully for both anyeurism and a menigonoma and is now very well. I went for an MRI 3 years ago as I temporarily lost the power In my left arm and leg and had increased muscle tone. The MRI showed up two tiny areas of high frequency in the frontal lobe. The neurologist said that they were insignificant and I was released from hospital on recovery. I have suffered on and off with progressively worsening migraines since and accompanying neuralgia the past few months. Last week I went for another MRI and the results were as follows: focus of high signal intensity noted in the left frontal lobe white matter is visable on the T2 and FLAIR sequences. This measures 3.9 x 3.8 mm. Findings may represent a prominent perivascular space.
This result is being forwarded to my mothers neuro surgeon for further investigatio due to family and personal history. What will be involved in follow up and what is the likely prognosis and treatment?
There is not a way for me to answer you without seeing the MRI and your full record.
You must stay with your current treating doctors. A second opinion would be in order AFTER their diagnosis if you so desire
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