Okay I’m back from Northwestern and my appointment with Dr Potts. I’ll try to be as clear as I can although my brain is trying to process everything.
All and all it was a good visit and I’m am much relieved but confused… I’m not complaining because things are good.
He looked at the CTA scan and read my neurologist notes as I linked my medical accounts.
He said “ I can’t not say this is a true aneurysm “ it is so small that it’s submilliliter and it could be an aneurysm, an infundibulum, or nothing. He agrees with me getting a new MRA without contrast in February 2020 and then a follow up with him. I asked about the 2 Acom the nurse said I have but he said it’s 1 extra small something on the Acom vessel and the other is the original thing and what sent me to my regular Nero and that was DX as a infundibulum , however Dr Potts also said “ I can say if it a aneurysm or an Infundibulum but it’s very small too and we will just leave it alone and see what it looks like in February.
The radiologist also said it’s not convincing of an aneurysm but a infundibulum.
So long story short (well not very short) is that maybe it is maybe it isn’t and we will see how it looks in February. He strongly stated “ Go live your life and forget about it , it’s of no real concern at this time”
I still have my appointment with my original neurologist on the 18th and I have question for him.
I think at this time it was irresponsible of his nurse to say you have two 2 Acom Aneurysms come back in 6 months for another scan, this goes for the doctor as well. Why would you say it’s an aneurysm if your not sure……is he sure ? Does he know more than the high ranking teaching hospital neurologist?
My scan will be at Northwestern so their team of Nero radiologist will interpreter the results.
I am so very relieved, thanks for listening and the support .