Re: Please help me interpret....
You should be CELEBRATING not concerned! Congrats, at this point in time you DO NOT Have MS and more than likely dont have Chiari either.
The impression is: A few scattered nonspecific white matter changes filling none of the mcDonald criteria for MS. This basically rules out MS. Without meeting McDonald Criteria, no one is going to say or lean towards MS at this time..No abnormal enhancement is seenmeans that they did your MRI with and without contrast...and that with the contrast, nothing 'glowed" meaning nothing is active at this time...in an MS patient, if something is glowing, its usually because new symptoms are developing and/or the patient is in relapse mode. Scatterd subcortical punctate foci of T2 signal hyperintensity are seen withing the cerebral hemispheres bilaterally, greater on the right. The T2 signal is the type of MRI which was done, the weight of the machine- the way it was set up to do the test...technical and not important (also standard in an MRI for the brain), scattered subcortical foci could be anything...probably and more than likely NOTHING. White matter, can show up from a previous head trauma- a car accident, a hit on the head when you were a kid- even migranes can leave white matter on the brain.
Seriously, you should NOT be concerned...you SHOULD follow up with the doctor who sent you for this and keep a copy of the films and report in case you ever need to have another one done (For comparison value) and go celebrate.
RRMS- dx 05