Doctor insights on:
Diffuse Axonal Injury Prognosis
Age 23. Coma patient. Diffused axonal injury. Intraventricular hemmorhage. Bleeding in frontal lobe. Chances of survival? Any possible impairment?
Not good : Sorry about this one, but there will be a suboptimal outcome at best. Survival may be issue, talk to your doctors, and perhaps an eeg can guide decisions, but hard to predict outcome of comas. Sounds like a profound traumatic event, and since young and severe, have a family conference with the treatment team, and get all your questions answered. ...Read more
I am recovering from a diffuse axonal brain injury so I take a large amount of supplements. How can I help my kidneys process this many supplements?
My nephew was in an accident about 3 years ago. He suffered diffuse axonal. Damage was severe. Do we have any hope of him continuing to make progress?
Many causes: Axonal neuropathy is a classification of neuropathy that affects the nerve axon. The axon makes up the inner fibers of a nerve. Many different conditions can cause axonal neuropathy, including toxins (alcohol, certain chemicals), endocrine/hormonal conditions (diabetes, thyroid disease), nutritional deficiencies, and many others. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does mixed axonal/demyelinating poly neuropathy mean and what are diseases associated with it?
Neuropathy: neuropathies are normally differentiated between axonal and or demyelinating. Axonal is nerve fibers are damaged and demyelinating is covering of the nerves are damaged. All neuropathies may be mixed such as in Guillain-Barré, but most neuropathies are related to hypothyroidism, diabetes, vitamin B12 deficiency and/or alcoholic. A mixed pattern does not provide diagnostic help. Hope that helps ...Read more
Generic: A variety of nerve pathology. Etiologies include alcohol/nutritional, diabetes, solvent or chemical exposure, porphyria, amyloid, causations. Since this is a unique category, should be relatively easy to pin down and design a specific therapy. Medical foods, metanx, could improve a small fibre component, and Lyrica or Cymbalta could help symptoms. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with widespread axonal degeneration without demyelination, is this my fault?
Why?: I am sorry but i don't understand why you might blame yourself? Have you mistreated yourself or your body? ...Read more
Some: Axonal small fibre neuropathies can occur from pernicious anemia, gastric cells, and celiac disease, small intestine, but digestive issues can accompany alcohol nutritional and diabetic problems, and these can cause large fiber axonal neuopathies. Porphyria can cause axonal issues and the intermittent form can cause attacks of stomach pain. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Moderate diffuse axonal injury
- What are the parts of the brain involved in a diffuse axonal injury?
- Diffuse axonal injury
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Diffuse axonal injury results from
- Diffuse anoxic brain injury
- After axonal injury regeneration in peripheral nerves is guided by
- Brain stem injury prognosis
- Diffuse axonal injury recovery stages