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Mild global cerebral and cerebellar brain atrophy

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  • Posted By: girnas1001
  • May 7, 2010
  • 00:06 PM

thank you for you and you site, the following is my sun (MRI OF THE BRAIN) report:

Clinical Information: 10 years old boy presented with unsteady gait and mental retardation.

Technique: Sagittal Tl WI, axial T2WI, axial FLAIR and coronal T2WI.

FINDINGS:
* Mild global brain atrophy manifested as mildly dilated ventricular system and mild widening
of the cortical sulci.
* No focal brain parenchymal lesion or alteration in the signal intensity.
* Unremarkable basal ganglia, thalami and internal capsules.
* Central midline structures with no mass effect.
* Mild cerebellar atrophy manifested as dilated cerebellar folia and prominent extraaxial CSF space.
* No focal lesion at brainstem and cerebellum. * Normal size and configuration of the corpus callosum. * Intact craniocervical junction.

COMMENT:
- Mild global cerebral and cerebellar brain atrophy.

is it critical desease, or could be adressed? and what is your advise?
thanks alot.

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