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White spots on an MRI-scan

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I would like an opinion,what I have read is that the white spots are brain lesions,this is the first year that these white spots have shown up in an MRI, I have had an MRI five times since 2000 checking for the return of the brain tumor. I am very concerned about my health and need answers.Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.


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replied May 13th, 2008
Neurological Disorders Answer A4105
You didn’t tell me the original radiologist’s interpretation of those “white spots” seen on the brain MRI scan. Meningioma is usually a benign tumor and if removed completely it should not reoccur (recidive). You need an expert-radiologist to interpret those “white spots” on the brain MRI scan.


Many brain disorders (tumor, infection, vascular insult, MS…) can be manifested with “white spots” on the MRI-scan. The same disorders can also cause seizures.


You need to consult a neurologist, neurosurgeon, and radiologist about your problem.



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