I’m wondering if anyone can help me understand my neuro’s letter after mri on brain and cervical spine. I should explain that i’m having huge trouble at the moment with understanding fairly simple things which is upsetting me.
My g.p received my results via fax. He told me i had partial brain atrophy caused by what appears to be lack of blood flow to that area of brain. Does this mean that i’ve had a stroke? My memory is awful but what is really frightening me is that recently when people talk to me sometimes i can’t understand them…as if they’re talking a foreign language. I have frequent numbness, pressure feeling up the left side of my head and headaches/migraine. Alos when this happens i feel lightheaded and ‘spaced out’.
He said i have a lesion on my cervical spine but only a small one so nothing to worry about. I also have spondylosis and disc protrusion and a lump in my neck which needs investigating.
When i recieved a copy of the letter it reads,
There is not convincing evidence of demylination on the brain images. Her cervical spine shows disc protrusion at levels c6/7 and lesser at c5/6 possibly in contact with right c7 root, however there is corresponding clinical symptomatology. spinal cord outlines normally and there is no sign of demylination.
what does corresponding clinical symptomatoly actually mean? is it what she can see or is it the symptoms ive told her.
Also she says that spinal cord outlines normally…i only had mri of brain and cervical spine so does that mean she can tell the whole of my spinal cord is ok.
Any answer appreciated, thanks