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No one told me I had this


Posted by Elaine

In June of 08 I was hit by a semi truck while riding as a passenger on a motorcycle.  Amazingly I lived and some damage to my arms.  I had to get the records from the hospital for the lawyer and looking through them I found something alarming which no one at the hospital ever told me about.  Is this something I need to seek immediate attention for and what does it mean?

 

Subcortical white matter low attenuation is present.  The finding is consistent with  a demyelinating process.  A vascular etiology is considered for this finding.
 
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I would call the hospital and tell someone what you've found. Ask to speak to the doctor that treated you/took the tests.
Thanks.  I think I will ask my attorney what to do.  Maybe they should check it out.  I don't think it has anything to do with my accident.  It has more to do with a central nervous system disease like MS, Dementia, Lupus, Leukemia, stroke, and I was diagnosed with Fibromylagia 12 years ago.  I never believed in that because they said it was caused by depression.  I have cried and begged for someone to find out what was wrong with me and no one took me seriously.  I am upset that a doctor could have told me of this back in June of last year.  I could have had a stroke by now.  I just don't know which disease I have and can't get a could idea from just searching the text in my first posting but known of the choices are good!!  I'm not scared but I hate the idea of going through a whole weekend before I can even call a doctor!  I am a control freak I guess and I want to solve the puzzle.
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