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Table 2 Incidental findings from MRI scanning

From: Incidental findings on MRI scans of patients presenting with audiovestibular symptoms

Finding Number Percentage Management
WML 54 27% NFA
WML + cerebral atrophy 6 3% NFA
Sinus findings 5 2.5% NFA
Vascular infarcts 4 2% NFA
WML + sinus findings 4 2% NFA
Cerebral atrophy 3 1.5% NFA
Middle ear/mastoid findings 3 1.5% NFA
Glioma 2 1% NSR
Extensive WML 2 1% NLR
Arachnoid cyst 2 1% NFA
WML + middle ear/mastoid findings 2 1% NFA
Cerebral atrophy + sinus findings 2 1% NFA
Vascular anomaly 2 1% NFA
Lipoma 1 0.5% NSR
Meningioma 1 0.5% NFA
Sinus findings and Middle ear/mastoid findings 1 0.5% NFA
Enhancement around facial nerve 1 0.5% NFA
  1. (NFA = no further action, NSR = Neurosurgical referral, NLR = Neurology referral)