Posted by Julie
on November 17, 2000 at 21:35:47:
In Reply to: MRI Brain Scan: Venous Angioma posted by Dan on October 13, 2000 at 14:51:57:
: The MRI results are in:
: There is a Venous Angioma in the right side of our son's cerebellum. Our DAN doctor believes this is nothing to be concerned about and it is probably not the cause of his ASD. He recommends that a neurologist check it to be more certain.
: Does anyone have any direct knowledge of how this malformation?
: Does anyone know of a nerologist who is experienced with autism in Florida?
: : My son is scheduled to have an MRI. He will be sedated and scanned.
: : Does anyone have experience with this.
: : What might I expect from the results?
: : How is it helpful?
: : Thanks,
: : Dan
A venous angioma is found incidentally on an MRI. I have one too and have been told it is nothing to worry about and is almost considered to be a normal part of the brain. Hope that helps.