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I would like to ask a question about a Mature Lacunar

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Hi I'm Louis , I would like to ask a question about a Mature Lacunar Infarct .
On a CT scan I had in 2014 I have been told I had a Mature Lacunar Infarct in
the right lentiform nucleus .
On a CT scan in 2015 I have been told that there is no sign of a Lacunar infarct .
Could you please tell me how that is possible .
Can an evidence of a Lacunar not be there after just one year ?

Thanks for this question

They simply missed it on the second scan

they don't go away

or it was an artifact (false finding) on the original one and then it was gone

Either way, it is too small to worry about

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