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Mri results

I just had a second MRI done on my head a week ago the last MRI I had in 2011 said questionable m1 fusiform dilation so in December of 2011 year I had a CT with dye which was suggested by MRI to follow up with CT, came back normal no dilation, so this one which is two years later and the MRI is saying it hasn't changed in size there still seeing fusiform dilation in the m1 segment, I don't get this how the CT didn't show this two years ago when they saw it on MRI and why the MRI which was done without contrast twice in two years is still seeing this, what can it be? I am going to see a neurologist when I get a appt soon, but hoping someone has answers cause I am confused.
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hi my two year old son had seizures from last one and a half year. he was prescribed for levipill 100mg. he s found to be delayed mile stone. i wanted to know if it is one of the side effects of levipill. will he be able to recover his milestone after physiothereapy treatment once a week
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I have had  31 mini? Seizures since August.  Sometimes I have 2-3 in a day and my whole body kicks out from the legs waist and head gets pulled in weird direction and my arms are doing their own thing.  They last about 30 min.  I also feel electrical feeling in certain part of head.  I'm not under more stress than anyone else.  3 months ago I had gamma knife radiation for trigeminal neuralgia and am on seizure medicine.  I can get these anytime of day.  Am also on klonipin  3 x' per day .  Afraid to drive or do anything else.  Help no answers. What about dinner and flying.  Afraid to do that.  Neuro thinks i dont need to worry and its probable just stress.Anyone have a suggestion  08trish2014
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One thing that concerns me is I get pressure on the right side of my head that goes from my sinus to my ear as well all on that side. I have had this pressure for a long time. They said this thing they think they saw on the mri is in the m1 segment wherever that is.
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Hi!
I can understand your confusion. Both MRI and CT scan can be used to screen for an aneurysm/dilatation. MRI is a safer option as it does not expose a patient to radiation, but the quality of image is poor as compared to CT scan (which exposes a patient to radiation). In case of doubt, CT scan imaging is done. So, yes, it is possible that a MRI is unable to catch a small aneurysm or gives a false image of an aneurysm/dilatation. So, if there is no change in the lesion detected as compared to previous MRI, there is no need to worry. Even if you repeat a CT now, the results will be same as they were two years earlier. Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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