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DaTscan results

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I'm a 48 year old female with dystonic, irregular tremor in my left hand and rigidity and reduced arm swing on gait.

I had a DaTscan recently and was wondering what this means exactly? "Striatal I-123 dopamine transporter uptake is preserved in the anterior and posterior putamen compared to the caudate nucleus."  I'm assuming the scan was negative since there was no dopaminergic deficit. 

I'd greatly appreciate your opinion. Thank you very much. 

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Hard to know without seeing and it should be read by you and your neurologist together.  It is a qualitative read looking for asymmetry in the putamen.

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