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Stroke

Chronic microvascular changes

07/20/2007

Question:

Can you explain to me what is "chronic microvascular changes" showing on a CT schan?

Answer:

"Chronic microvascular changes" are synonymous with "white matter disease" or "leukoariosis" which I have written about at length previously. I refer you to my previous answers for more information.

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Response by:

Brett   Kissela, MD Brett Kissela, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Neurology Residency Program
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati