[Brain MRI hyperintense lesions and cerebrovascular risk factors in the elderly].

  • Takashi Iidaka
  • Published 1993 in
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of…


It is known that asymptomatic MRI lesions of the brain are found in elderly subjects, but the significance of the lesions has not been determined. In previous reports, the prevalence of MRI lesions varied from 11% to 59%, but many of the authors indicated a close relationship with cerebrovascular risk factors. We evaluated 76 elderly subjects (over 60 years… (More)